PENALTY SHOOT OUT

  • Bayern players refused to take penalties: Coach May 20, 2012

    Munich: Some Bayern Munich players, including Arjen Robben, refused to take penalties in their shootout defeat by Chelsea in the Champions League final on Saturday, forcing coach Jupp Heynckes to nominate 'keeper Manuel Neuer, Heynckes told reporters. "Some of my players did not feel sure enough or confident enough to take...
  • Bayern edge Madrid on penalties to reach final April 26, 2012

    Madrid: Bayern Munich beat Real Madrid 31 on penalties on Wednesday to secure their place against Chelsea in the Champions League final following a memorable contest between the longtime European rivals. Cristiano Ronaldo looked to have put the home side on their way to the final with two early goals, but...
  • Liverpool edge battling Cardiff to win League Cup February 27, 2012

    Wembley, London: Liverpool's sixyear trophy drought ended on Sunday by winning the League Cup final after beating Cardiff 32 in a dramatic penalty shootout when captain Steven Gerrard's cousin, Anthony Gerrard, missed the final spotkick. "I've got mixed emotions," Steven Gerrard said. "Obviously I'm delighted to win the cup for our...