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Austrian keeper scores 95th-minute goal from own box

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Sending your keeper up for a corner in the dying seconds is the ultimate desperation play - a last throw of the dice.

Like when NHL teams pull their goaltender, teams hope to score a last-minute goal to snatch a result - what they don't count on is the other team's goalkeeper scoring instead.

Because that's what happened in Austria last weekend. Berndorf had fought back from 3-0 down to 3-2, and sent their stopper up for a corner in the last few seconds of the match.

But a poor delivery saw USK Piesendorf keeper Hannes Leo claim the ball, before hitting a laser-like drop kick fully 100 yards into the opposition's goal.

Check it out in the video below - with credit to 101greatgoals.com for drawing our attention to the unique strike...

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