Watch: Melbourne Victory comically squander open goal breakaway

Amusement from Australia on Friday, as Melbourne's derby ended in chaos

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This, from the Melbourne derby, really is bad.

The A-League has been rising in quality for some time now, but moments like this do its reputation no good at all.

It's the eighth minute of injury time and, trailing 2-1, Melbourne City's goalkeeper is up for a corner. The ball does actually drop to him on the edge of the penalty box, but he inevitably makes a hash of it and Melbourne Victory breakaway towards an empty net.

A certain goal, right? Well...

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Not a moment James Troisi will care to see again.


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