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De Gea who? Romero makes first Man Utd penalty save for over two seasons

Goal.com logo Goal.com 17-05-2017
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Sergio Romero has become the first Manchester United goalkeeper to save a penalty since October 2014.

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Filling in for David de Gea, the Argentina international kept out Manolo Gabbiadini's effort in the sixth minute of United's game against Southampton on Wednesday at St. Mary's Stadium.

8 - Sergio Romero is the 8th @ManUtd keeper to save a PL penalty; only Man City (11), Aston Villa (10) & Southampton (9) have more. Stopper. pic.twitter.com/tf67YajTAr

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 17, 2017

Romero became the eighth Red Devils goalkeeper to stop a penalty in the Premier League — a number only bested by Manchester City (11), Aston Villa (10) and Southampton (9).

The 30-year-old is slated to start when United face Ajax in the Europa League final May 24 in Stockholm.

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