Record Leighton Baines Penalty No Longer Perfect
Manchester – David de Gea bring back Leighton Baines tub to earth. Yes, De Gea thwarting action to make a record penalty Baines Everton defender‘s penalty is no longer 100 percent.
At Old Trafford last night, after Manchester United winning 1-0 thanks to goals from Angel Di Maria, referee Kevin Friend pointed to the spot after Luke Shaw prop Tony Hibbert in the restricted area before the break.
Baines forward and left foot shot towards the right post MU. De Gea managed to guess the direction of the execution of the captain of the Toffees and brushed the ball with his right hand.
According to Opta stats, that’s for the first time Baines missed a penalty in the 15 trials in sepanjangan his career in the Premier League. In 14 previous penalty, Baines posted a 100 percent record.
After the restart, Everton was able to score a goal back through Steven Naismith but Manchester United back ahead after Radamel Falcao goalkeeper Tim Howard. De Gea confirms his status as a hero of the ‘Red Devils‘ in the game by doing two important rescue effort Leon Osman and Bryan Oviedo in injury time.
Success De Gea broke the record Baines penalty is not a fluke. Spanish goalkeeper claimed to have anticipated by watching various video footage Baines penalty.
“I watched her penalty executions (Baines) before the game but you also still have to be lucky sometimes,” said De Gea after the match.
Slick appearance that makes De Gea showered with praise, not only from the camp itself but also of opponents. “Everyone is waiting for the nets prominent when Osman and Oviedo have that opportunity. Him (De Gea) stop appearing so awesome that we get a positive score,” said Everton manager Roberto Martinez.