Sevilla Defender Diego Carlos Scores Incredible Own Goal
Diego Carlos scored one of the best, or worst, own goals you're likely to see, as the Sevilla centre back lobbed his own goalkeeper from 20 yards out.
The Sevilla centre back is one of the most highly regarded defenders in Europe and has been linked with some big moves in the recent past, although he does have some issues with decision making.
On Saturday Carlos proved that theory, as he managed to lob goalkeeper Yassine Bounou from outside the area, to equalise for Real Sociedad.
Youssef En-Nesyri put Sevilla ahead in the game after four minutes but it took less than a minute for the hosts to peg themselves back, Graham Hunter's laughter really makes the goal even better.
Moments after Sevilla took an early lead, Diego Carlos LOBBED HIS OWN KEEPER! :scream:- Premier Sports :tv: (@PremierSportsTV) January 9, 2021
An absolute gift for Real Sociedad, but Sevilla have already bagged another to retake the lead :eyes:
3 goals in the first 7 minutes at the Sanchez Pizjuan pic.twitter.com/G6lI7hqamN
Ummmm.....Diego Carlos has just chipped his own goalkeeper from about 22 yards lmao- Sam Tighe - Ranks FC Podcast (@stighefootball) January 9, 2021
Diego Carlos here, putting his name forward for :melon: Melon of the Week consideration early doors pic.twitter.com/QXC7xbYMDX- Ranks FC (@RankSquad) January 9, 2021
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Diego Carlos is one of those "oh you don't watch real football you just play FIFA" litmus tests. He has ALL the physical tools to be an incredible player but my goodness his decision making is regularly AWFUL- Aaron West (@oeste) January 9, 2021
Carlos' goal was just part of the madness in the game though, with En-Nesyri giving Julen Lopetegui's again just two minutes after the own goal, the third goal inside the opening 10 minutes.
It didn't take long for Sociedad to get level again, Swedish striker Alexander Isak made it 2-2 in the 14th minute but the scoring in the first half finally ended there.
However after the break Moroccan forward En-Nesyri completed his hat-trick just a minute into the second half to give his side the lead for the third time.
En-Nesyri claims his hat-trick! :tophat:- Premier Sports :tv: (@PremierSportsTV) January 9, 2021
Sevilla with an incredibly fast start to the second half :zap: pic.twitter.com/4YbOnhzaIl
Unfortunately for him the game will likely be best remembered for the utterly incredible own goal by his teammate.
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