It is Friday, my dudes, and it couldn’t have come soon enough. Maybe you’ve spent all week like Paide in the Estonian Cup clip up above, kicking around in your own end, measuring your options, looking to push forward but mostly dithering back and forth, eventually torpedoing your own cause and wondering why you even…
Just days after it happened in the Inter Milan-Chelsea match, another astonishing own goal golazo happened today in Austria as Eibar’s José Ángel Valdés hammered home what proved to be the only goal of his side’s friendly against Schalke—one that looked so impressively like a purposeful shot that the chyron operator…
Here is one hell of an own goal, from Geoffrey Kondogbia of Inter Milan:
The Bruins were murder on goalies last night, chasing Sergei Bobrovsky with four goals on nine shots in their eventual 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets. They got to Tuukka Rask too, even though he plays for them. Defenseman Colin Miller mishandled the puck and put it right between Rask’s legs for an own goal.
This here’s Luca Zidane. He’s the teenage son of Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane and he plays keeper for Real Madrid’s youth team. They played Legia Warsaw today, just like their senior side, and Zidane gave up a dumbass own goal in stoppage time.
The Blackhawks were always going to lose here. Down two goals with fewer than 30 seconds left in the game usually means certain death. You don’t have to make it any worse by casually scooting the puck into your own net, my dudes.
I am wary of lapsing into superlatives over every old highlight, but with that qualifier out of the way, this might be the dumbest own goal I have ever seen.
There’s so much quality in this Žarko Udovičić goal that you really need to watch the full video over and over to truly appreciate it all:
This is so obviously an own goal it almost hurts to watch, but neither an always-attentive MLS referee nor any of his assistants were able to notice the ball traveled well past the line. Great job, everybody.
Transitioning from a bunch of Champions League games and a cup final to a relatively placid friendly against Malta can be a shock to the system. Rarely, however, does it result in such a hilarious, dumb own goal, like the one Bayern Munich star David Alaba scored on his own team this afternoon.
Pachuca took a 1-0 lead on León in Liga MX action tonight thanks to a catastrophic act of attempted defending that resulted in either a very unlucky, or very crooked, autogol.
On one hand, this comically ridiculous own goal does a disservice to the impressive work Schalke’s Leroy Sané put into creating it. On the other, the three deft little flicks Gladbach’s defenders ping back and forth between each other would be impressive—Arsenal-esque, even—if only they weren’t sending the ball into…
Málaga goalkeeper Carlos Kameni is usually really good. Yesterday, when trying to deal with a pretty straightforward Valencia cross, he did something really bad:
We love these incredible basketball plays, so here’s Michigan State’s Alvin Ellis scoring on his own basket while trying to deflect an Iowa inbound pass. It’s emblematic of the Spartans’ rough night in Iowa City; they fell to the Hawkeyes 83-70.
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The announcer had the correct reaction to Helén Eke’s foot mysteriously turning into jelly upon contact with the ball: “Nej nej nej!” As did Eke, who attempted to tear off her ponytail, no doubt to disguise her appearance so that she could creep out of the stadium and hide under a rock for the next three to four…
Here it is, the day we’ve all been waiting for: the return of the EPL. Manchester United-Tottenham is our opener, and though Spurs started brightly, all their good work was undone thanks to a terrible pass by Nabil Bentaleb. It wasn’t the prettiest season-christening goal, but we’ll take it.
You had three options here, goalkeeper: 1) run out to the incoming back pass and meet it right after it bounces, 2) step back a few steps and take the ball off your chest after it took that towering though perfectly predictable skip off the turf, 3) loiter around in the box and find yourself standing directly…
With the Paulistão and other state soccer leagues spoken for it’s time to fire up a new Brazilian Serie A season, and it looks like Grêmio might be a bit rusty. Here’s defender Frickson Erazo managing to team up with Pedro Geromel to chip one over their own keeper’s head for a beautiful own goal that gave Coritiba a…
If anything, it’s a little surprising Torino’s Daniele Padelli didn’t up and leave the pitch immediately after somehow forgetting how to execute a simple pass that doesn’t roll into his own net. It was a good run there, buddy, but there’s no coming back from that.