Top 10 comebacks in Football 2016

Football is a game of surprises, thrills, miracles, wonder goals and what not. “Keep going until the final whistle” is an old football adage that makes sense in theory. But nothing has ended until it is all finished as, “it only takes a second to score a goal” as a goal can change everything, and no game is won until it’s all truly all over. This article lists the encounters which didn’t quite go to the script, and more specifically with the most outrageous and unexpected comebacks in the history of the sport. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Comebacks in Football 2016.

Top 10 comebacks in Football 2016

10. Reading 5-7 Arsenal:

Top 10 comebacks in Football 2016
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We start our list of Top 10 comebacks in Football 2016 with the 12 goal thriller that came up in the League Cup. Reading put the sword on Arsenal for 45 minutes leading 4-0 till Walcott pulled one back on the stroke of half time. The second half saw some turn of events as the Full Time score turned out to be 4-4 which lead to extra time. The play was extended to Extra Time where Arsenal made the last laugh.

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9. Tottenham 3-5 Manchester United

Top 10 comebacks in Football 2016
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The next match to come in the list of Top 10 comebacks in Football 2016 was the famous 8 goal thriller between Manchester United and Tottenham at White Hart Lane. The very definition of a game of two halves, Tottenham were irresistible in their first period domination over the reigning champions. Tottenham lead the 1st half 3-0. But champions are for a cause and they eventually were the winners 5-3 as Andy Cole, Laurent Blanc, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Juan Sebastian Veron and David Beckham scored the goals.

8. Newcastle United 4-4 Arsenal

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The surprising yet most interesting match in our list of Top 10 comebacks in Football 2016 was this Newcastle United vs Arsenal 8 goal thriller. 4-0 down at half time, Newcastle stood humiliated in their own St James’ Park stadium, yet the sending-off of Abou Diaby just after the break gave the magpies a glimmer of hope. And how well they took that chance, with a barrage of 4 goals in 19 minutes levelling things up in one of the all-time great Premier League combacks – the last of them a stunning long-range thunderbolt from Cheik Tiote with 3 minutes remaining which prompted wild celebrations amongst the massed Geordies.

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