Nahki Wells' attempted Panenka against Tim Krul goes horribly wrong 1 month ago

Nahki Wells' attempted Panenka against Tim Krul goes horribly wrong

When Panenkas go wrong...

There's no doubt about it, when they come off, Panenkas look great - by far the coolest way of dispatching a penalty.

Every now and then, though, we're reminded of how the taker looks anythingย but cool when a Panenka doesn't quite go as planned.

Step forward Nahki Wells, who was presented with the chance to tuck away a penalty for Bristol City at a crucial time in their Championship meeting with Norwich on Saturday afternoon.

Trailing 3-1 with 15 minutes to go, his penalty would've given them a decent chance to salvage at least a point.


But no. Wells opted for the Panenka - a brave choice given he was facing penalty-saving machine Tim Krul in the Norwich goal.

In the end, however, Krul didn't even need to make a save, Wells getting far too much on it and watching the ball sail over the crossbar.

The penalty missed, Norwich saw out the remainder of the game to take all three points from the game.