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MetiNews.Com - Mark Allen produced an outrageous fluke shot against the Scottish snooker star in the 2021 Masters in London.
Breaking News ! John Higgins was involved in yet another freakish incident at the 2021 Masters event at Alexandra Palace. Last week, the wizard of Wishaw's Championship League win over Gary Wilson was overshadowed by a moment of madness from the Englishman. Higgins' 6-5 win over Mark Allen featured an outrageous freak shot by the Northern Irishman described as 'embarrassing' by commentator Dominic Dale. More sport from across Lanarkshire Templeton 'season over' at Accies Liam Kelly eyes Rangers upset Lafferty exit has Hamilton fans dreaming Ex-Celtic kid returns to East Kilbride Trailing 3-1, Allen smashed a long red at the bottom corner but it rocketed up the table and flew into the top corner to the bemusement of the Northern Irishman, Higgins and commentator Dale. "Wow, what a fluke that was!" Dale uttered in shock. "It will concern Mark Allen that he missed the red initially by a long way, but he saw it go in." "Some flukes are just so embarrassing!" Snooker Masters Eurosport 1 Ad-free coverage: https://t.co/M8ju4byxJ8 pic.
.com/NLO9XVcpcU — Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) January 13, 2021 The victory over Allan sets up a mouth watering quarter-final clash tomorrow against Ronnie O'Sullivan. It will be the 70th competitive clash between the pair and Higgins is relishing facing the Rocket after navigating a tricky tie.
Higgins and O'Sullivan will renew their friendly rivalry
He said: "I'm normally losing that deciding game over the last 18 months but to I'm delighted to win it. I've always had a friendly rivalry with Ronnie and I respect him an unbelievable amount. "I'm over the moon to be playing these kind of games and apparently Ronnie was in brilliant form against Ding. "I'll just need to bring my A game."
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