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A team-effort own goal
by Mike Woitalla, September 9th, 2013 2:30AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Three players manage to create an own goal for the ages in this game between Xinjiang and Liaoning in China's U-20 championship.

Liaoning won the semifinal, 1-0, thanks to this comedy of errors.

Let the schadenfreude begin ...



2 comments
  1. F. Kirk Malloy
    commented on: September 9, 2013 at 8:05 a.m.
    Now that is an auto-classic of the first order. The bicycle kick, OMG! He forgot his training wheels. And what was the keeper thinking??? Intentional back pass? Me thinks not, though they may have worked that sequence on the practice pitch. Clever bastards.

  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: September 9, 2013 at 12:24 p.m.
    Can anybody say match-fixing? Maybe, just maybe? I know, I know, that's not good, but that's just what I thought when I first watched this clip. It all seems just a little too bad to be true.


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