Lee Dong-Gook Passes Back To Keeper After Injury Stoppage, Accidentally Scores 40-Yard Thumper! (Video)

Chris Wright

4th, July 2013

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By Chris Wright

We suspect there are plenty of Middlesbrough fans out there that would tell you it’d probably take a monumental fluke for Lee Dong-Gook to score a 40-yard top thumper, and that’s just how the South Korean striker came about scoring a stonking “equaliser” for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors against Seongnam  Ilhwa Chunma in the K League Classic last night.

With ten minutes left and his side down 2-1, Lee was charged with returning the ball to the Seongnam ‘keeper Jeon Sang-Wook following an injury hiatus, but the former Boro striker overcooked the pass and ended up accidentally zonking a shot over Jeon and into the goal to level up the scores – albeit entirely unwittingly.

The Seongnam players then played bally hell with the Jeonbuk Motors players until the dust settled and the away side agreed to roll in a complimentary own-goal to right their ridiculous wrong…

For the record, Seongnam went on to win 3-2.

(Via 101GG)