FAIL: Syria Accidentally Kick-Start Japan Rout By Notching Fantastic Own-Goal To Open Scoring (Video)

Chris Wright

30th, March 2016

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Japan well and truly trounced Syria on Tuesday evening, sticking five unanswered goals past their opponents on the night to finish top of their World Cup qualifying group.

A late three-goal salvo saw Japan round out the scoring in the last six minutes, but it was their 17th-minute opener that grabbed Pies’ eye.

Indeed, it was Syrian defender Hamdi Al Masri who was the unfortunate fall guy when his ‘keeper came barrelling out to punch a cross clear, only to accidentally thump the ball directly into his centre-half’s face at point-blank range…

Here it is again in GIF form, just in case the video is stripped…

Timeless.

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