far post


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far post

Goal post farthest away from the player in possession.
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Al Gharafa's joy didn't last for long as Al Ahli responded instantly in similar fashion after Saeed al-Muwallad crossed for Moamen Zakaria, who headed home at the far post two minutes later.
A high ball towards the far post caught out the defence and ex-Airdrie striker Ryan Donnelly showed composure to simply slot under Hay.
Nixon dived full-length but nothing could stop the ball nestling inside his far post.
The two sides swapped early chances, Craig Westcarr rolling a shot past the far post for the hosts in the opening minute.
But they were pegged back just before the interval when Lee Brown made progress down the Rovers left and crossed deep to the far post where Ellis Harrison rose to send a powerful header past Jak Alnwick.
Substitute Jese added the Spanish team's second four minutes from full-time with a solo run into the box and shot across the face of goal and inside the far post.
Bay never really threatened the home defence but Bradley Bauress had a chance at the far post before firing high and wide of the target.
Bolton substitute Callum Spooner's intended cross from the right touchline dipped over Bay keeper Chris Sanna and dropped just inside the far post to the give the visitors victory.
64: Thompson's header from McCourt corner grazes the far post.
27 mins: Grant Leadbitter plays a one-two from a corner on the right with Lee Tomlin then drives for the line and sends over an in-swinging cross which hits the far post and bounces off Michael Mancienne before crossing the line.
Soon after Guilherme Siqueira eased his way down the left wing to the byline and chipped the ball towards the far post, where Niguez conjured an acrobatic scissor-kick which went in off the near post.
Reece Hands played a terrific pass to the unmarked McCluskey at the back post but from six yards his header skidded past the far post.