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Jason Puncheon balloons over the worst penalty miss you may ever see

That ball ain’t coming back.

CRYSTAL PALACE BLEW a glorious chance to goal 1-0 up on Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane after midfielder Jason Puncheon sent a penalty kick into orbit.

Mousa Dembele fouled Marouane Chamakh in the Spurs box after just six minutes and Puncheon stepped up to do the honours. The resulting penalty attempt will be in blooper reels for years to come.

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Dietmar Hamann, Gary Lineker and Martin Keown [penalty-taking genius in his day] have all described the penalty miss as the worst they have ever seen. The reaction from Puncheon’s manager Tony Pulis says it all:

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