Monday April 20 2015
Rafael: ‘I studied penalties’

Verona goalkeeper Rafael reveals he studied Fiorentina penalties, after saving Alessandro Diamanti’s effort.

The Viola have not scored from the spot this season, and slumped to defeat this evening following that missed spot-kick from the former West Ham Man, click here for a match report.

“We came to score points, and we had the right mindset,” Rafael told Sky after the match.

“This is a very important three points for us, you have to play with the right mindset in Serie A.

“The penalty save? I studied penalties in the last few days and luckily I was able to save it. It’s a great satisfaction, it means that if you work hard, you get to play.

“I dedicate this to my teammates, and to the fans who have travelled here.”

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