Mats Hummels should have landed on every YouTube blooper reel on Saturday after scoring what would undoubtedly have been the own goal of the season, were it not for a whistle saving the Borussia Dortmund captain’s blushes.
Hosting Ingolstadt and with the score tied at 0-0 in the second half, Hummels played a hurried "back-pass" that sailed over the head of goalkeeper Roman Burki and in the net. It was an astoundingly well-taken goal, but a soft foul from Ingolstadt’s Dario Lezcano as he pressured Hummels negated the goal. Check it out:
Earlier today in the Bundesliga, Dortmund's Mats Hummels scored the own goal of the year. But it didn't count!! https://t.co/P0Lc83v9eb