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Tottenham keeper Gollini on Cup win at Wolves: A chance to be the hero

Tottenham goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini was delighted with his penalty heroics in their Carabao Cup shootout victory at Wolves.

Gollini saved Leandro Dendoncker's spot-kick, and Ruben Neves and Conor Coady also missed in the shootout, as Bryan Gil's successful penalty proved decisive for Spurs.

“'Keepers live for these moments. This is our chance to be a hero," Gollini told the London Evening Standard. “The guys can score, they can make the winning goal.

“But when it comes to penalties, it's the 'keeper's chance. I was very determined to make an impact in this match and help my team win the game. I was very upset I didn't save the first one and said to myself you've got to save the next one. I couldn't let it go. It was too hard for myself to lose if I hadn't saved that penalty so I knew I had to save the next one.

“We did [our homework] yesterday. My teammates were shooting very well and I looked at all the Wolves players and I practically knew where all of them would go. Well, all of the ones that would probably shoot. I looked at like eight or nine penalties."


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