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And finally… who’s to blame?

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

 And Finally… heads east this week, to the J-League. Kashiwa Reysol goalkeeper, Kazushige Kirihata, is the victim of a nasty bounce following an suspect backpass from one of his defenders. We’re split here as to whose to blame – terrible backpass or did Kirihata misjudge it? Make up your own mind.

 And finally… was originally sent via Fan Mail – the FSF’s weekly e-bulletin. Join the FSF for free today from this link and receive all email updates.

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And finally… Captain Argentina

 This week Argentinian defender Martin Mantovani scored three goals in La Liga: two in the right end and one in the wrong one as Huesca beat Leganés 2-1 on the final day. Incidentally, Mantovani made over 200 appearances for Leganés previously but his superhero antics weren’t enough to save Huesca from the drop. 

And finally… slicey

Valencia beat Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey final this week with a 2-1 win at Estadio Benito Villamarín. Arturo Vidal had a chance to get Barcelona back in the game in the 55th minute, after the usual sublime skill from Lionel Messi, but the Chilean’s wild slice sent the rebound into row Z.

And finally… fortuna extrem

Echoes of Jason Cundy at Portman Road in the nineties with this week’s And finally – a truly daft goal from Extremadura’s Carlos Pomares against Cadiz in La Liga II – a block tackle on the halfway sending the ball 50 yards over the Cadiz keeper.

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