Saving a penalty is not something every goalkeeper is good at doing. Reading a striker’s run-up, going the right way, and getting a hand on the ball to keep the shot out requires the right mentality and agility.
The vast majority of spot-kicks do find the back of the net, but there are some keepers who are more adept at saving shots from twelve yards out than others.
It should be pointed that the best goalkeepers are not necessarily the best at saving penalties as you will find out as we go through our list.
Press the next page as we count down the five shot-stoppers who have saved the most penalties in the Premier League era.