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A superb strike and a super double-save
by Samuel Charles, December 18th, 2012 12:51AM

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[VIDEO PICKS] Panagiotis Kone's spectacular scissor kick takes down Napoli in Italy and incredible back-to-back saves put Eugene Galekovic in real danger of two robbery convictions down under.

Falcao's finalist strike for the 2012 FIFA Puskas Goal of the Year was very similar to Kone’s on Sunday. And, while the Colombian superstar’s golazo come on a corner during a club friendly, the Greek midfielder’s came from the run of play, during a Serie A match, and tied this game in the 86th minute, 2-2. Bologna went on to win 3-2, dropping Napoli into a tie for third in Italy.

This was just the second goal this season for the 25-year-old, what will he do for his third?


The following robberies occurred during a penalty kick with second place Adelaide ahead of Wellington, 3-1 in overtime on Saturday. The game was decided, but the Adelaide keeper’s thievery was so dastardly, it's worth seeing.

Tyler Boyd is at the spot for Wellington. The 31-year-old netminder denies his initial penalty, with one palm, and then somehow keeps out his follow-up. Galenik is rewarded with hugs, applause, and the final whistle… 

1 comment
  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: December 19, 2012 at 12:22 a.m.
    Nice! Double nice!!

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