One of the most extraordinary penalty shootouts unfolded in Qatar’s clash with Iraq in an Asia Under-19s Championship qualifier this week.

In fact, we’ve never seen anything like it, so we’re utilising bullet points to present the scene in all its glory…

  • Qatar U19 goalkeeper makes a save to ‘win’ the match

  • But the referee disallows it – and sends the keeper off for good measure

  • An outfield player goes in goal instead…

  • …and saves the retaken penalty


It’s perfect: