WATCH: West Ham player somehow denied by the post twice from just a yard out

In soccer, it's called a sitter. It's a golden, easy chance right in front of goal that one just can't miss. It's one you expect your grandma to make, one you think you could make with your eyes closed. On Sunday, West Ham's Andre Ayew couldn't make it, twice. The former Marseille man, with his club down 1-0 to Liverpool, did this:

That would have made it level, and instead Liverpool would go on to win 4-0. How he missed that is still puzzling. And to have two chances from there? Woof. 

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