Clever? Yes. Boring? Without doubt…

Better safe than sorry.

That is the thought that was presumably running through the minds of Puszcza Niepolomice before taking this set-piece.

In a Polish Cup quarter-final tie against Pogon Szczecin, several players decided on taking a conservative free-kick.

The drab nature of the set-piece gave the Puszcza players enough time to organise themselves before their opponents could launch an attack.

Clever? Yes. Boring? Without doubt. But smart? Regrettably, yes.

Watch the set-piece below…