Bruno Fernandes: Every penalty has the same pressure for me

Mon 08 March 2021 | 9:53

The Red Devils midfielder scored a penalty in his team’s derby win on Sunday.

Manchester United

won their Sunday match against

Manchester City

with a 2-0 result. A clumsy challenge by

Gabriel Jesus

in the first minute of the game gave the visitors an early penalty.

Bruno Fernandes

put the Red Devils ahead by converting the spot-kick and Luke Shaw’s goal in the 50th minute secured the victory for

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

’s team. In a post-match interview, Bruno Fernandes has spoken about the huge responsibility of taking penalties.

Fernandes told



“Every penalty has the same pressure for me.

“It’s always pressure to take a pen, doesn’t matter if it’s against City, or another team. It’s always pressure to take the pens.

“I like that kind of pressure. It’s good pressure. I knew what I had to do. I did it in the right way with the right power and I’m happy to score, of course.

“Honestly for us it’s about winning. People will always complain about everything. Today it will still be Bruno never scores in big games.

“They will put open play no goals, it was a penalty [and say] it doesn’t count! So for us the most important thing is winning the game.

“It doesn’t matter how you score, when the ball touches the net it’s a goal. I will be happy and it doesn’t matter if it’s me or another one scoring.”

source: SportMob
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