THE goalmouth scramble which unfolded in stoppage time of Standard Liege's win over Sevilla has gone viral across the internet.
The Belgian side led 1-0 heading into the five additional minutes as they closed in on a vital Europa League success.
WHAT AN ENDING! 😳😂
Standard Liege miss an injury-time sitter after a bizarre mix-up in the Sevilla defence… pic.twitter.com/Kv1oVwBnBS
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 30, 2018
Standard had the chance to cement that win in the closing moments when Simon Kjaer's attempted header back to his goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik evaded the stopper, leading to the two players colliding.
As Vaclik pursued the loose ball it ricocheted off the post and eventually fell the way of Samuel Bastien.
The 22-year-old then teed up team-mate Orlando Sa with the goal at his mercy.
He rounded the now upstanding Vaclik and looked certain to double the lead.
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4 Kjaer's header hit the post to spark the melee
4 Bastien picked up the loose ball and immediately found Sa
But an onrushing Moussa Djenepo took the ball off his toes and unleashed a first-time shot which crashed off the crossbar; bouncing inches from the line.
Vaclik was a relieved man when the bouncing ball ended-up safely in his arms – giving Sevilla a much-needed lifeline as time ticked away.
The La Liga leaders were unable to take it however, sparing Djenepo's blushes.
The Mali international had earlier ended a nine-game run without a goal to give Standard the lead after 62 minutes, an effort which would eventually prove to be the winner.
4 Sa went to finish off the move by sounded Vaclik
4 But the ball was taken off his toes by Djenepo – but even he couldn't find the net
Victory gives Michel Preud'homme's side an outside chance of reaching the round-of-32, with a win on match day six against Group J whipping boys Akhisar vital if they want to progress.
Sevilla meanwhile will almost certainly have to beat Krasnodar in their final group game to have any hope of progressing.
Footage of the incident has spread like wildfire across social media, with the original video of the episode reaching over one million views.
Ian Fitzpatrick was among the first to react, stating: "That's so Fifa."
That’s so Fifa
— Ian Fitzpatrick (@Ianiesta8) November 29, 2018
Throws my Xbox controller 😂
— Seany the BG😘xxx (@SKBG04) November 29, 2018
So much going on here, it’s incredible
— Oliver Judson (@OliverJudson) November 29, 2018
This is like FIFA
— David George (@ogio84) November 29, 2018
Continuing the video game analogies, Seany the BG added: "Throws my Xbox controller."
Liverpool fan Oliver Judson stated: "So much going on here, it’s incredible."