Meslier personal purpose Wolves vs Leeds United

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You always expect something strange when you see a goalkeeper score an own goal, but that’s terribly lucky for Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier.

It’s an absolute blast from the Wolves player and that deserves a goal, but it hits off the post and bounces back from the dive warden before he can even figure out what happened:

Images from RMC Sport

A thunderous shot from Adama Traore ricochets off the crossbar and Illan Meslier?

The goalkeeper couldn’t do anything about that! pic.twitter.com/pff5O3ZjQr

– Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 19, 2021

It also turns out that Meslier now owns one of the stranger and undesirable records in the Premier League even after the own goal:

20 – Illan Meslier (20y 354d) is the youngest goalkeeper to score an own goal in the Premier League in the history of the competition. Unhappy. #WOLLEE

– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 19, 2021

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