KASPER SCHMEICHEL WILL BE READY, ACCORDING TO HIS FATHER PETER
Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel will be mentally ready if Denmark were to go all the way to penalties against England on Wednesday in the Euro semi-finals, believes his father Peter, himself a goalkeeper for the Danish team who won in the general surprise Euro 1992.
« I’m sure he would feel the same as me, that it’s still a new challenge, » said Peter Schmeichel, who had kept his clean sheet against the English 29 years ago in group matches, then was decisive in the semi-final against the Netherlands (2-2 at the end of regulation time) by stopping the shot on goal of the Dutch Golden Ball Marco Van Basten (5-4 for Denmark in the tabs) .
The shootout, « you have to face it and it’s part of the job you choose to do. You know how important it is and how big it is, but in the end there is no a lot of things you can do as a goalie, ”he continued. « He will be prepared for it. »
« I think one thing he will think about is that the last time Denmark played in the Euro semi-finals, we won on penalties. So he can take inspiration from that. » The legendary Manchester United goalkeeper, now 57, once again noticed in an interview with ITV.