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Bryan Ruiz and the luckiest penalty you'll see today

Fulham got a huge slice of luck as they squeaked into the third round of the Capital One Cup last night.

THERE ARE LUCKY penalties and then there’s this.

Bryan Ruiz held his nerve to help Fulham beat Burton Albion on penalties in the Capital One Cup last night.

And when we say “held his nerve,” we mean “planted one off the foot of the post and then watched as the ball ricocheted off the goalkeeper and bounced over the line.”

Here’s how it looked from behind Dean Lyness’s goal:

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