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Greek soccer player scores own goal with back pass towards empty net

Oct 27, 2012, 8:32 AM EDT

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Back on Thursday, a professional Greek soccer match saw an own goal for the ages as Panathinaikos defender Giourkas Seitaridis gave Lazio a free goal.

During the first half of the match, Panathinaikos goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis went to chase down the ball and sent a pass over to Seitaridis to clear it out.

For some reason, Giourkas thought that Karnezis went back to the goal and fired a pass back at the empty net which turned into the own goal:

Thankfully for Panathinaikos, they scored in the second half of action to tie the score and the match ended in a 1-1 draw.


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