Questions tagged [own-goal]

Questions about own goals, including goal events that do not score and in sports which do not use goals *per se*. Questions must also be tagged for the specific sport or competition.

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Players to score a goal and an own goal in a single World Cup game

Mario Mandžukić of Croatia scored two goals in the 2018 World Cup final against France, one of which was an own goal. How many times has a player scored a goal and an own goal in a single World Cup ...
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Are own goals considered when calculating goal conversion rate?

In football, goal conversion rate is calculated as the number of goals scored divided by the number of shots taken. Suppose the opposition scores an own goal in a game, or several such goals across a ...
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Why aren't the own goals always awarded to the last attacker

From this Wikipedia article on own goal An own goal is when a player scores in their own team's net or scoring area, not the opposing team's, during sports games in which points scored are referred ...
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Which is the longest own-goal in football?

In an recent International Champions Cup match between Chelsea and Inter Milan, Inter's Geoffrey Kondogbia scored 45-yard own goal. Is this the longest own-goal ever scored?
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Highest number of own-goals scored in a game for both teams in football

What is the highest number of own-goals scored in a football game for both teams combined, excluding: Stade Olympique de L'Emyrne(SOL)'s 149 deliberate own-goals against AS Adema. Indonesian side PSS ...
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Can an own goal be scored in field hockey?

In sports like football, a goal is scored whenever the ball is in play and somehow ends up in the goal, regardless of how it happened, unless it relied on a breach of rules by the team who scored. ...
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Is an own goal scored with hand a valid goal?

In La Liga game between Leganes and Real Madrid on 5th April 2017, Leganes defender Martín Mantovani scored an own goal with hand †. Was it a valid goal? † This goal apparently counted as Alvaro ...
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Shot on target with deflection - a goal or an own goal

It's generally accepted that if a shot was on target but then deflected from another team's player and went in, then the goal is not considered as an own goal. "Generally accepted", because there are ...
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Shooting at the wrong hoop beyond the three point line

I recently saw a game where a player tried to save the ball from going out of bounds, and in the process scored in the wrong hoop. This player was saving the ball from beyond the three-point line. ...
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Own Goal adds to Career Stats? [closed]

I love watching football. I have an interesting doubt. Did the Own Goal(OG) scored by the player(obviously by mistake) adds to his career stats? OR Its ignored?
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Is an NHL defender credited with a block if the puck still enters the goal?

If the puck hits a defender, but the puck proceeds to enter the goal they are defending anyway, is that defender still credited with a block (against that shot)?
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If a player has 3 goals, but one of them is own goal, is it called a hat trick?

To put it simply: do own goals count as part of a hat trick?
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Punishment for Own Goal

Is there a punishment allocated by the football authorities other than the club if a football player goes absurd and score a deliberate own goal?
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Rule on Being fouled shooting at the wrong basket

Let's say a player gets fouled while shooting at the opponent's basket either intentionally or unintentionally (deflects it in or makes it accidentally passing it cross-court while bringing the ball ...