Bend it like… Liran Cohen? An amazing free-kick winner for Podbeskidzie v Zaglebie Lubin

Screen+Shot+2012 11 05+at+1.35.15+PM Bend it like... Liran Cohen? An amazing free kick winner for Podbeskidzie v Zaglebie LubinAt the wrong end of the Polish top flight over the weekend, Podbeskidzie won a crucial six-pointer at fellow strugglers Zaglebie Lubin which took the visitors out of the bottom two with their first win of the season.

Podbeskidzie’s victory came courtesy of a terrific free-kick from Israeli Liran Cohen in the 89th minute.

With the Podbeskidzie centre-backs patrolling the Lubin box ahead of a last gasp set-play, Cohen was given the responsibility to deliver a beauty into the mixer from 30-yards out. Only the Israeli had other plans.

Spotting the Zaglebie keeper acting already committed to dealing with the presumed cross into the area, Cohen chose to bend a free-kick into the near post and try his luck.

His effort was sublime, and Podbeskidzie picked up a massive three points in their survival quest.


B101 Writer