Just when the strikers are about to punch the air in celebration of another goal, someone is sprinting out from nowhere to spoil the party. Below are some of the best goal line clearances in the Premier League.
Bacary Sagna Arsenal vs Aston Villa
With a bicycle kick from the goal line. Sagna almost kicked the bar.
Hector Bellerin Arsenal vs Swansea
In this game Bellerin first denied Gomis with a great last ditch tackle, before later sacrificing himself for the team’s good.
Rio Ferdinand Manchester United vs Tottenham
Berbatov was just about to score a beautiful goal against Manchester United, before Ferdinand interaction just inches before the goal line.
Martin Skrtel Liverpool vs Newcastle
Skrtel prevented the equalizer, but he later needed the physio’s help. A self sacrifice for the teams good.
John Stones Manchester City vs Liverpool
The 11 millimeters that robbed Liverpool off a goal. John Stones was about to score an own goal, before clearing the ball at the latest of moments. He has all the technologies to thank for, as if not the goal line technology, many refs would have awarded it as a goal.