Green reigns supreme again

A delighted Robert Green has spoken to WHUTV about his performance against Portsmouth on Saturday evening.

The England goalkeeper pulled off a number of timely stops against the high-flying hosts but kept his most memorable moment until the death when he flung himself to his left to keep out Benjani Mwaruwari's added-time penalty and ensure a 0-0 draw. It was his second spot-kick stop of the campaign, having also kept out Kevin Doyle's effort in last month's 3-0 win at Reading.

"It is great," Green said. "I had never saved a penalty in my first-team career before this season so now it is two in two. I am going to enjoy it while it is going for me." He believed that an away defeat would have been especially harsh after a fine showing, although modestly summed up his own contribution as "OK".

"It was a game that I thought we could have won," he added. "To come away from home with nothing on the back of missing out on opportunities and a [penalty] decision like that would have been a sickener."

Log on to WHUTV now, to hear more of Green's thoughts on:

  • The travelling fans
  • Playing in difficult conditions
  • The defensive display
  • Portsmouth's attack

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