Torquay goalkeeper Lucas Covolan scored a stoppage-time aim described as ‘higher than Alisson’s’ within the Nationwide League play-off closing, however Hartlepool had been promoted again to the Soccer League.
Hartlepool had been seconds away from a spot in League Two with Luke Armstrong’s aim giving them a 1-Zero lead.
However within the fifth minute of stoppage-time, Torquay goalkeeper Covolan headed brilliantly in to ship his followers wild at Ashton Gate and take the sport to further time.
We’ve already seen one good goalkeeper header this season in English soccer when Liverpool’s Alisson Becker gave his aspect a late winner in opposition to West Brom, an effort that proved decisive of their profitable bid for a prime 4 end.
talkSPORT’s Ian ‘The Moose’ Abraham’s was at Ashton Gate and described precisely what occurred.
“Unbelievable scenes in entrance of the Torquay followers,” he instructed talkSPORT after the aim went in. “The ball has are available in from the far aspect and the goalkeeper, Lucas Covolan, who was up from the again and headed the ball house.
“It’s an excellent higher header, in case you can think about, than Alisson’s, as a result of that was simply from a nook.
“He needed to run half the size of the pitch and when the ball was performed in, he has glanced it past the defenders and into the online.
“Hartlepool had one foot within the soccer league, they don’t now.”
The sport was a present that stored on giving because it went right down to a penalty shootout and Covolan saved his first two spot kicks.
Sadly for him, Torquay missed their first two as properly.
The subsequent 9 spot-kicks had been scored, making it 5-4, earlier than Torquay missed in sudden loss of life as Hartlepool returned to the Soccer League.