Karlsruher SC's bizarre corner kick routine vs Jahn Regensburg has gone viral

Karlsruher's bizarre corner routine

Making the most of set-pieces is very important in football.

Corners, especially, give teams a good chance to score.

It allows teams to push men into the box and try and get an effort on goal.

Traditionally, teams usually just put a number of their players in the box and hope someone manages to get a header at goal.

That’s exactly what German second tier side, Karlsruher SC, did on the weekend in their match against Jahn Regensburg.

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However, it wasn’t quite as straight forward as that.

The German side have gone viral after producing a truly bizarre routine from a corner.

One of their players was positioned in the six-yard box, while six of their players stood just outside the box in a line close to the corner taker.

Suddenly, after a signal, the six players just sprinted into the box.

The ball was whipped in and Christoph Kobald had a golden opportunity to score for the home side, but the Austrian’s header went over the bar.

Watch the moment below:

That is utter chaos. Just imagine if that ended up in the net.

Jahn Regensburg’s players must have been so confused.

It looked as if they had a hard time choosing what player to mark so maybe it’s a tactic that Karlsruher will try again in the future.

That appeared to be the only entertaining moment of the match as the two sides drew 0-0.

Karlsruher are now in 5th in the 2. Bundesliga, eight points off top spot.

Jahn Regensburg are eight points further back in 11th.

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