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VIDEO: On this day 2006, Xabi Alonso scores from own half

VIDEO: On this day 2006, Xabi Alonso scores from own half

On this day in 2006, Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso scored from inside his own half as Liverpool fought of Luton in the Third Round of the FA Cup.

With Luton pilling on the pressure at 4-3 down, Alonso picked up the ball with the Luton keeper deep in the Liverpool half and scored expertly from inside his own half.

Liverpool went on the win the competition that year, beating West Ham on penalties in the final.

Read the full match report of that game here.

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My name is Edward Seaman and I am a trainee Journalist and an undergraduate student at the University of Lincoln. Massive Norwich City fan and season ticket holder in the River End. I am a keen writer in a number of fields, including sports, current affairs and travelling. Dreaming of making it as a hack in the real world.