VIDEO: Netherlands player whiffs on open chance

Open chances against the reigning World Cup champions in the first few minutes of a knockout stage game? Dream come true, right?

That dream turned in to a nightmare scenario for the Netherlands against Japan in the final round of 16 matchup in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. After putting pressure on the Japanese side early on, the Netherlands created a huge breakaway chance. Only, that chance was squandered in the most blooper, #NotTop10, Not “The 1” moment ever:

Anyone up for some Yakety-Sax music for this treatment?

Even worse, Japan decided to end the early deadlock with a goal of their own just a few minutes later.

About Andrew Coppens

Andy is a contributor to The Comeback as well as Publisher of Big Ten site talking10. He also is a member of the FWAA and has been covering college sports since 2011. Andy is an avid soccer fan and runs the Celtic FC site The Celtic Bhoys. If he's not writing about sports, you can find him enjoying them in front of the TV with a good beer!