In 2006, Liverpool beat Luton Town 5-3 in an incredible FA Cup match, partly thanks to Xabi Alonso’s incredible goal from inside his own half.
And almost 12 years on, Olly Lee rolled back the years as he hit a brilliant strike into the same Kenilworth Road net – from almost exactly the same position.
Luton defeated Cambridge United by seven goals to nil, with Olly’s brother Elliot scoring twice, while their father, Newcastle legend Rob Lee, was at Twickenham watching the England defeat Australia in one of those games with the oddly shaped ball.
Back to the proper stuff, though, check out Lee’s excellent strike below. Better than the original?
— Mike Hyde LTFC (@jazzanovaboat) November 18, 2017
And if you needed a reminder of Alonso’s goal from that incredible cup-tie, here it is…
Twenty-six to get.
How do the two hitmen match up?
We all loved Steed.
Can we do it again now please?
He was one of the world’s most exciting players.
There’s a couple of curve balls in this one.
The man wanted by all the top six.
“That extra edge I thought I had was taken away.”
Who thought this was a good idea?!