Newcastle vs Southampton: Twitter reacts to bizarre goal

In this afternoon’s late Premier League kick-off, Newcastle play hosts to shock top-four contenders Southampton at St. James’s Park.

With both sides in decent form – the Magpies playing well against Chelsea last weekend and the Saints high in confidence after beating Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday – the match has got off to an expectantly entertaining start. After half an hour, both teams have already found the net.

The visitors took the lead after 14 minutes through summer signing Eljero Elia, but the Magpies have responded quickly with a rather bizarre equaliser on the 29 minute mark through French winger Yoan Gouffran.

Here’s a quick look at the goal:

As you can see, Florin Gardos’ tackle appears to push the ball into Gouffran’sknee, before rebounding at quite incredible velocity past Southampton’s Fraser Forster.

Here’s how fans reacted on Social Media:

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