You have to see it to believe it. In the npower Championship playoffs, Watford and Leicester City were tied 2-2 on aggregate, with Leicester ahead on away goals. In the 97th minute, Leicester earned a penalty kick and looked to put the tie on ice.
Cue the dramatic music.
After Leicester’s Anthony Knockaert penalty attempt was denied not once, but twice by keeper Manuel Almunia, Watford then charged up the field like bats out of hell. In a span of twenty seconds, they delivered the goal that put them through to the Championship final for a chance at Premier League promotion.
Absolutely incredible. Reminiscent of Landon Donovan’s 2010 World Cup goal vs Algeria, this is why we watch the beautiful game.
To get a look from every angle of the moment, watch Sky Sports’ Johnny Phillips go nuts as it happens: