Must-See Goals

Must-See (Own) Goal: FC Twente

Yes, it happened Tuesday, but we'd be remiss if we didn't share an all-time great own goal courtesy of FC Twente defender Peter Wisgerhof and keeper Sander Boschker. Enjoy:

  • Mark

    To his credit, you can see the ball bounce right before he swings. But he did take his eye off of it.


  • Ben S.

    not really the defender’s fault…ask Jeff Parke about his RB own goal that Conway wifed.


  • KNPonder

    Good observation. The ball was just rolling flat for a good stretch and it did take a weird and unexpected bounce before the keeper swings. I could understand him shanking it or kicking it with his shin, but the complete miss is inexcusable. You are right; he completely took his eye off it.


  • c

    To me thats on the defender. You’re always taught to pass it back outside of the frame of the goal just for that reason.


  • C C

    Looked like a pretty good play on a difficult ball from the defender. The striker was right there and considering the defender dove and kicked it was a 100% workable pass.


  • Buckwheat

    This recently happened to an English National goalie as well, Robinson, I think. If I remember correctly, it was during WC qualification too.


  • Kenny_B

    I was going to say that. If I recall correctly, Robinson’s took an even bigger bounce.

    C, I can’t say I agree it’s the defenders fault at all. You are taught to put the ball outside the frame… if at all possible. With the sliding pass I thought the defender had done well.


  • Travis in Mpls

    The best part of this is the silence from the Dutch broadcaster for 37 seconds of the 1:05 clip


  • Joamiq

    To me it didn’t look like he took his eye off it at all. He’s staring straight down at the ball when he tries to kick it.


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