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4 Times Fernandes Has Failed To Score A Penalty Kick During A Match

Manchester United was beaten by Aston Villa at Old Trafford after Hause got a late header in the second half. Note that the game was full of a lot of drama and action after Dean awarded Manchester United a stoppage-time penalty. Aston Villa's goalkeeper, Emiliano Martinez, challenged Cristiano Ronaldo to take the stoppage-time penalty, but the Portuguese International left it for Bruno Fernandes. Well, Bruno Fernandes applied too much as he played the ball over the crossbar.

Photo: Bruno Fernandes || Twitter

However, note that Bruno Fernandes is a good penalty kick taker, and the Portuguese have failed to score only four penalties in his career. He has scored 42 penalties and missed 4 penalties. Therefore, below is a compilation of 4 games where Bruno Fernandes failed to score a penalty kick during a match. The match details have also been included. Take a look!

1. Against Gabriel (Udinese VS Napoli).

Photo: Bruno Fernandes against Napoli || Getty Images

In 2016, Bruno Fernandes was a Udinese player, and he failed to score from the spot against Gabriel in a Serie A match. The Portuguese midfielder had scored a penalty in the 14th minute against Napoli but failed to take the chance to score another penalty in the 27th minute. However, note that Bruno Fernandes eventually scored two goals in that game.

2. Against Miguel Soares (GS Loures VS Sporting CP).

Photo: Bruno Fernandes penalty VS Miguel Soares || Video Screenshots

In 2018, Bruno Fernandes failed to score from the penalty spot against Miguel Soares in a domestic cup game. The Portuguese midfielder was a Sporting CP player, but he couldn't convert from the spot in the 50th-minute against GS Loures. Note that Bruno still got a goal in that match.

3. Against Karl Darlow (Newcastle VS Manchester United).

Photo: Bruno Fernandes penalty VS Karl Darlow || OptaJoe

This was his first penalty miss for Manchester United, and it happened on October 17th, 2020. Bruno Fernandes' 58th-minute penalty was saved by Karl Darlow. However, note that Bruno Fernandes still got a goal in that match.

4. Against Emiliano Martinez (Manchester United VS Aston Villa).

Photo: Bruno Fernandes penalty VS Martinez || Twitter

Unlike the other three penalties miss, the miss against Aston Villa proved to be costly because Manchester United failed to get any point from the game. Bruno Fernandes completely missed the target as he faced Emiliano Martinez. Aston Villa took all three points at the end of the game.

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