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own goal in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishown goalˌown ˈgoal noun [countable] British English  1 DSa goal that you accidentally score against your own team without intending to in a game of football, hockey etc2 informalMISTAKE an action or remark that has the opposite effect from what you intended The minister’s admission turned out to be a spectacular own goal.
Examples from the Corpus
own goalFarncombe took the lead after ten minutes, but Haslemere soon equalised through an own goal.