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And finally… orbital

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

How hard is it to score unopposed from 12 yards? Well, as FC Nantes’ Emiliano Sala shows, it’s easy to put just a little bit too much power on it – sending his penalty into low earth orbit. To rub salt into the wounds, they’d go on to lose 2-0 to Montpellier. Watch your head Commander Hadfield.

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And finally… no look

Fair to say Elfsborg defender Robert Gojani had an absolutely mare this week – scoring an own goal and getting sent off before their Allsvenskan match against Häcken was 20 minutes old. His hilarious no-look effort sent Elfsborg on their way to a 5-0 hammering. Oh dear.

And finally… Bad Dost

Sporting Lisbon rounded off a rotten week Sunday gone by losing 2-1 in the final of the Portuguese Cup. Dutch striker Bas Bost could have got his side back in the game in the 79th minute if he had of finished with the goal at his mercy…

And finally… knee bother

Estonian Super Liga side Tammeka provide us with this week’s And finally… hilarity via Andre Paju’s own goal. A true classic of the genre: long ball, panicked defending, bodged recovery. This one has a lot going for it.

And finally… build-up

Teams around the world are gearing up for the World Cup which kicks off in just five days time. Chile striker Ángelo Henríquez will be glad he got this howler out of the way in a warm-up game against Serbia rather than, say, in a World Cup final…

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