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Spanish goalkeeper Unai Simon makes a big mistake at Euro 2020

Unai Simon wants to get this back.

Spain’s midfielder Pedri returned the ball to Simon in the first half of Spain’s Euro 2020 knockout stage against Croatia. The goalkeeper, who tried to protect the ball with his right foot, seemed to be in a position where he could easily play.

Still, Simon couldn’t catch it neatly, allowing the ball to glimpse from his feet and drip across him – eventually heading to the net for the first goal of the game. It was.

Unai Simon who allowed an own goal.
Unai Simon who allowed an own goal.
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Simon’s accident put Spain in the hall early 1-0, giving Croatia an important game leg-up. The winner went ahead and the loser was excluded from the tournament.

Last week Spain benefited from a similar blunder by Slovak goalkeeper Martin Dubravka. Hit the ball directly into an own goal, Allows Spain to lead 1-0.

Spanish goalkeeper Unai Simon makes a big mistake at Euro 2020

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