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Atletico Madrid Send Keeper Forward For Corner, Plan Backfires Horribly! (Video)

By Chris Wright

Reigning Europa League champs Atletico Madrid took a battering at home against ten-man Rubin Kazan last night, eventually losing 0-2 at the Vincente Calderon after conceding in the first five minutes then seeing their plan to pile every man forward in search of a late equaliser backfire horribly when Rubin midfielder Pablo Orbaiz broke ranks and ran the ball into Sergio Asenjo’s vacated net in injury time…

D’oh!

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By Chris on February 15th, 2013 in Europa League, FAIL, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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4 Responses to “Atletico Madrid Send Keeper Forward For Corner, Plan Backfires Horribly! (Video)”

  1. Martin says:

    Isn’t this the first leg? Why would they give away a goal when they didn’t need to score?

  2. Wesley says:

    This was probably one of the worst tactical decisions in soccer’s history. Come on, in the first leg!? Now their trip to Russia is almost futile.

  3. Durrr says:

    why? i mean why do such a stupid thing? Is this the same coach who has Atletico 2nd in La Liga in front of Real Madrid? Can’t be.

  4. Ha! says:

    Was this the first leg or second?

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