Goalkeepers of losing teams dive to right, study says

BBC News:

A study of penalty shoot-outs in World Cup matches from 1982 to 2010 showed keepers usually had an even chance of going left or right to defend the goal.

But the higher pressure of a losing position pushed them more to the right.

The study, to be published in Psychological Science, suggests humans’ “right-oriented” brains are to blame.

Read more: BBC News

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