Inter Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic Extended Record Of Saved Penalties Against Juventus, Club Highlight

Inter Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic Extended Record Of Saved Penalties Against Juventus, Club Highlight
May 16, 2021 16:00
( )

Inter captain Samir Handanovic had a mixed evening during yesterday’s Derby d’Italia against Juventus, as his side lost 3-2 but the goalkeeper extended his record of saving penalties.

The Slovenia international dived to his right to keep out a Cristiano Ronaldo spot kick in the first half, although the Portuguese was able to tuck home the rebound at the Allianz Stadium.

As reported on Inter’s official website, Handanovic has extended his own record of penalties saved in Serie A to 26, having surpassed Gianluca Pagliuca’s 24 when preventing AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the spot in October.

Handanovic also has the third highest number of penalty saves across Europe’s top five leagues over the past 10 seasons, with only Andrea Consigli and Benoit Costil, both on 16, bettering his 14.

Meanwhile, the match against Juventus saw him match another record by equalling Walter Zenga’s 328 appearances as a goalkeeper for Inter in Serie A.

However, the former Udinese shot stopper still trails Zenga in overall appearances across all competitions, with his 388 games someway short of the record of 472.

By Apollo Heyes

Ex-Inter Forward Alessandro Altobelli On Inter’s Scudetto Hopes: “So Far They Are Not On Par With AC Milan & Napoli”

October 29, 2021 00:30
( )

Former Inter striker Alessandro Altobelli has said that Inter are not on the same level as the two teams ahead of them in the table,…

Ex-Inter Defender Lele Adani On Alexis Sanchez Assist vs Empoli: “A Touch Of Absolute Class”

October 28, 2021 23:59
( )

Former Inter defender Lele Adani has praised Alexis Sanchez after his positive performance against Empoli on Wednesday night, according to a report in the Italian…

Two Of Inter’s Chinese Sponsors Cannot Pay The Money They Owe The Nerazzurri, Italian Media Report

October 28, 2021 23:30
( )

Two of Inter’s sponsors from China will not be able to pay their fees to the club in full this year as they are having…

Former Referee Luca Marelli On Empoli Penalty Claim: “The Complaints Are Because Of What Happened In Inter vs Juventus”

October 28, 2021 23:00
( )

Former referee Luca Marelli has played down the seriousness of Empoli’s potential penalty against Inter on Wednesday night in the Serie A match between the…

Inter Admit They Could Be Asked To Provide Extra Information To UEFA For FFP, Italian Media Report

October 28, 2021 22:30
( )

Inter have admitted that they may be forced to hand over additional information than normal to UEFA in relation to Financial Fair Play regulations, according…

Inter President Steven Zhang On Simone Inzaghi & Beppe Marotta: “Our Sports Area Did An Excellent Job”

October 28, 2021 22:00
( )

Inter President Steven Zhang has praised the sporting department of the club during the shareholders meeting, according to a report in the Italian media. As…



to our newsletter