West Ham United supporters were left stunned on Friday night after witnessing one of their players miss arguably the easiest chance of the season.
The Hammers faced Manchester City in the FA Cup third round at the London Stadium and found themselves 3-0 down at half-time after a blistering display from Pep Guardiola’s side.
However, things could have been very different had Sofiane Feghouli taken his gilt-edged chance.
The score was just 1-0 when the Algerian international reacted quickest to Willy Caballero’s save, but with the goal gaping, he somehow managed to screw his shot wide of the post:
Feghouli miss. Shocking. pic.twitter.com/6iFmQ7hJoo
— Uber West Ham (@UberWestHam) January 6, 2017
There was a slight suggestion of a foul on Feghouli just before he makes contact with the ball but regardless of any tackle, he should really be doing a lot better from just a couple of yards out.
Needless to say, onlooking fans were horrified:
How can Lingard and Valencia miss an open goal like that….
Feghouli: Hold my Beer
— Elias | Fish (@Fish181298) January 6, 2017
Feghouli's open net miss proving pinical.
Game over.. man city in the hat.
— phil (@PhilLee7) January 6, 2017
Basketball version of that Feghouli miss pic.twitter.com/TqN3hD0B4z
— #WestHamRetweets (@WestHamRetweets) January 6, 2017
— Robins Updates (@RobinsUpdates) January 6, 2017
BREAKING: The FA have rescinded their decision to rescind the Feghouli red because of that miss
— DORMAMMU (@The_KlulezZKlu) January 6, 2017
HOW THE FUCK DID FEGHOULI MISS FML. ZAZA WOULD FUCKING SCORE AND HE DOESNT KNOW WHAT A FUCKING GOAL IS
— James White (@ANTONIOOOOOOOO_) January 6, 2017
Was it really that bad? Was it the worst miss of the season?
Let us know in the comments section below…
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