Goalkeepers ‘dive right on high pressure penos’

Yahoo UK & Ireland:

A group of Dutch scientists have studied penalty shoot-outs and have come up with some interesting findings.

According to the boffins, goalkeepers tend to instinctively dive to the right in high pressure situations due to “animal instincts”, while in more normal situations they dive right or left an equal number of times.

The bad news for England is that, despite the scientists at the University of Amsterdam using one of their penalty shoot-out defeats as a case study, they plan to pass over their full findings to the Netherlands national team.

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