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far post

In soccer (football), the goal post that is farthest from the player in possession of the ball. That was a great save—I never thought the goalie would get to the far post that fast!
See also: far, post
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Erick 'Marcelo' Ouma, who replaced Ovella Ochieng' in the single change from the team that drew 0-0 in Bahir Dar on Wednesday, curled a lovely cross into the path of Francis Kahata, whose header fell on Johanna, positioned outside the 18, to plant a right-footed shot into the far post.
The game was turned on its head on 79 minutes as Josh Rowbotham also got off the mark for the Seasiders when he rose highest to meet a corner kick and head home at the far post.
A half-time rollicking from boss Billy Ogilvie looked to do the trick early on, with sub Colin Spence registering his intent with a volley which flew past the keeper's far post. Chris Lennon was next to force a save from the Gartcairn stopper after picking up Mark Blakey's through ball but still the hosts held firm.
Guisborough were muchimproved in the second half and halved the deficit just after the hour mark as Brian Close was left unmarked at the far post and made no mistake with a powerful finish.
With 10 minutes to go to the interval, Nathan Buddle came close to giving Spartans the lead as he headed a Jarrett Rivers corner wide of the far post.
Rovers almost increased their lead but Moore's chip came back off the far post.
Ronaldo might have had a second goal a quarter of an hour from the end but his header at the far post was just wide from James Rodriguez's superb cross.
The Seagulls equalised two minutes into the second half when Sam Barnes scored at the far post following a John Dillon corner.
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.
Arjen Robben's cross from the right picked out Dante at the far post, and he returned the ball to the opposite post where Muller was encroaching to head in the opener with Victor Valdes unable to stop the ball before it crept in.
Traylor saw a header saved at the far post as Merthyr pushed again before Fisher excelled in keeping out a volley from Matthew Harris on 28 minutes.
Walcott laid the ball into Aaron Ramsey, before continuing his run to receive a return ball into the box and curling a shot that deflected up off of Tony Hibbert to take it over the unmoved Tim Howard and inside the far post.
Malouda then grabbed a vital winner for the Barclays Premier League champions when he slotted home at the far post four minutes from time to ensure Chelsea finish in top spot.