Euro 2016: Sweden’s Jimmy Durmaz Pounces After Lichtenstein ‘Keeper Drops Almighty Clanger (GIF)

Chris Wright

13th, October 2014

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By Chris Wright

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic sitting out once again due to a pesky Achilles injury, Sweden picked up their first win of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on Sunday evening with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Lichtenstein – though Erik Hamren’s side had to rely heavily on outrageous fortune to get the job done.

With Erkan Zengin putting Sweden 1-0 up after half-an-hour with a heavily deflected opener, Lichtenstein ‘keeper Cengiz Biçer put in all the hard yards for the Swedes’ second of the night – slicing a horrible “clearance” directly into the path of Jimmy Durmaz, who took grateful receipt of his gift and duly poked the ball home…

And what does scoring for Sweden get you? A big hug from the alpha male…

(GIFs via Reddit)