Everton’s Maarten Stekelenburg became the seventh goalkeeper to save two penalties in a Premier League game… but who else has managed it?



Maarten Stekelenburg was the hero for Everton when his two penalty saves on Saturday claimed a point away at Manchester City.
But his heroics are from from unique in the Premier League era - in fact the Dutchman became the seventh goalkeeper to achieve the feat.
It has happened eight times in its 24-year history, with Heurelho Gomes the only shot-stopper to manage it twice.
Stekelenburg guessed correctly on both occasions, saving two poorly struck spot kicks from Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero either side of half-time.
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17 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 33
Source: Daily Mail
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