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And finally… Cruz missile

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

Even though this rocket against Cruzeiro in the Copa Libertadores rattled the crossbar, the power behind it was enough to see it bounce off the goalie and into the net for one very unlucky own goal. To add salt to Fabio’s wounds, Cruzeiro went on to lose to Emelec 2-1. 

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And finally… highs and lows

You may remember Baroka FC ‘keeper Mamelodi Sundowns making headlines last year after scoring an outrageous overhead kick. He’s back in the news again, but this time for all the wrong reasons. Have a look.

And finally… halfway

To the Sao Paulo state leagues this week for And finally… where Sao Bento defender João Paulo scored a remarkable own goal from the half-way line. His attempted backpass sailed over his goalkeeper whose acrobatic efforts almost saved it. Almost.

And finally… five on one

Hakim Ziyech is responsible for this heinous miss against Legia Warsaw midweek. Two minutes into stoppage time he could have given Ajax a decisive 2-0 lead in their Europa League tie but fluffed his shot…

And finally… pick a card, any card

We’re not quite sure of the context here, but this novel approach to refereeing from the Chinese Super League is unlikely to take off in the Premier League any time soon. Watch how this official decides whether to book or send off this particular offender… 

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