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Mattia Destro submits Miss of the Season contender for Serie A in defeat to SPAL

The Italian striker missed a last-minute equaliser for almost point-blank range

We’ve seen some pretty horrendous misses in our time. 

But we’ve gotta admit, Mattia Destro scooping the ball over the bar in the final minute of Bologna’s defeat to SPAL earlier today is up there with the very worst.

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The Italian striker – who’s apparently top of Rafa Benitez’s summer transfer wishlist at Newcastle – had an all-round nightmare in the local derby, missing a few pretty decent chances in the 1-0 loss.

Earlier in the match, he somehow twisted his body and caught a cross in the most bizarre fashion we’ve ever seen. It’s… it’s really hard to explain, so maybe just check out the video below instead.

But it got even worse in the dying moments of the game, when he somehow smashed the ball over the bar from no-less than a yard away.

Honestly, this is very bad.

There’s been some pretty awful misses in the Premier League so far this season, notably Raheem Sterling’s against Burnley last month and Richarlison’s back in October. But this is definitely up there.


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