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Christian Eriksen’s worldie will make you sympathise with ALL goalkeepers

The Tottenham star produced a moment of magic against Chelsea

Don’t stand off Christian Eriksen.

The Great Dane is probably the most accurate marksmen from range in the Premier League, particularly after Philippe Coutinho left for Barcelona in January.


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Eriksen’s repertoire of long-distance strikes means goalkeepers are regularly bamboozled – and Willy Caballero became his latest victim.

In Spurs’ crunch clash with top-four rivals Chelsea, Eriksen produced a moment of magic to bring the visitors level at Stamford Bridge.

Crash

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Crash

Wallop

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Wallop

Ping.

Probably the perfect distance out, Eriksen connected with the ball more sweetly than he could ever imagine and in a flash it was past Caballero.

Goalkeepers get a lot of stick, but realistically what could the Argentine do with this?

Blown away

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Blown away

Gary Neville was undecided on blame in the commentary box, pointing out that the ball flew into the centre of the goal rather than nestling in either corner.

But Eriksen’s shot not only pinged off his boot, it also moved both ways more than once before Caballero could even set himself.

In that scenario, no goalkeeper on the planet stands much of a chance.


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