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Football Virals: How to spare your blushes when you miss a penalty

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Mouscron-Péruwelz continued to set the pace at the top of the Belgian second division as they defeated bottom-placed Hoogstraten VV 2-1 at the weekend.

However, the story is not about the result, but how Hoogstraten scored their consolation goal. Midfielder Glenn van der Linden fired his spot kick straight at Mouscron-Péruwelz keeper Alexandre Oukidja, but the ball rebounded straight back to him and instinctively, the 26-year-old Belgian controlled the ball before he dispatched an unstoppable overhead kick into the top corner.

Can we see this catching on in Scottish football?

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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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