Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 12 July 2014

Memorable quick free-kicks

FALCAO v Arsenal, February 2010
Wenger was furious that Porto were allowed to take a free-kick quickly inside the Arsenal penalty area after Lukasz Fabianski handled a backpass from Sol Campbell. The Arsenal defence were unprepared and goalkeeper Fabianski had his back turned as Falcao put the ball into the empty net for the 51st-minute winner.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was left fuming on Wednesday night after his side conceded a goal from a quick free-kick.

It's not the first time such an incident has occurred (in fact Arsenal have benefited from quick free-kicks in the past) and it probably won't be the last time either.

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