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And finally… a swing and a miss

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno made a right mess of this relatively simple backpass in their 1-1 draw at home to Augsburg recently. In his defence however, if you look closely, you can see the ball takes a slight bobble…

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And finally… Straya

The A-League’s Melbourne derby provides us with a classic of the open-goal-miss genre this week. James Troisi somehow failed to pass the ball into an empty net on the break. Sadly, it mattered not as his team won seconds later.

And finally… recovery

This is some recovery from Argentinian goalkeeper Agustín Marchesín in the CONCACAF Champions League this week. Lobbed from distance, being caught off his line, but he doesn’t give up. Amazing recovery.

And finally… you tried

Al Gharafa’s Medhi Taremi provides us with another high quality entry into the And finally… library of hilarious misses this week. Latching onto a through ball, Taremi gets passed a lunging goalkeeper only to feebly miss in the end. At least he tried.

And finally… learning

Tough times for And finally… this week with the international break. Thankfully, a poor young Brentford under-23 player has stepped in to save us from a severe content drought. Let’s hope the rookie defender learns from this horrorshow. 

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