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Crazy own goal: A Bosnian defender's Greek tragedy
by Samuel Charles, October 6th, 2012 3:16AM
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[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] A cruel twist of fate awaits Mirnes Sisic when he skies this attempted clearance in Athens during a Greek Superleague play.

Host Panonios won, 2-1, over OFI, from Crete, but Sisic wasn’t the only object of scorn in this fable of futility. All three goals were scored in the wrong net, by three players from different countries, on both teams. There was an own goal by his Brazilian teammate, and one by a player from Greece on Panonios.

Sisic scores the opener on this moon shot off a Panonios corner, which takes a few seconds to come  down just past the OFI crossbar, where the goalkeeper's feeble attempts to keep it out are found wanting. ...

1 comment
  1. Gus Keri
    commented on: October 7, 2012 at 8:24 a.m.
    This was an own goal by the goalkeeper and not by the defender. The ball was not going into the goal initially. the goalkeeper deflected it in.

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