The Belgian striker has mentioned sorry to his fellow gamers after miss from six yards denies Palace three factors
CRYSTAL PALACE striker Christian Benteke takes accountability for his penalty miss that price Crystal Palace an important win.
Benteke’s 93rd minute spot-kick was saved by Asmir Begovic throughout Palace’s 2-2 draw with Bournemouth on the weekend.
Wilfried Zaha went down underneath a problem from Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels and referee Kevin Pal pointed straight to the spot.
Luka Milivojevic had already expertly put away a penalty earlier within the recreation, however Benteke took that accountability from his teammate.
That proved to be a mistake because the membership’s file signing’s tame strike was simply saved out by the Bournemouth keeper.
Palace boss Roy Hodgson was rightly offended with the disappointing effort, anticipating extra from the quantity 17.
In his press convention immediately Hodgson confirmed Benteke apologised, he mentioned: “The primary alternative, this morning, he will get the gamers round, says his piece – he’s already mentioned it to me – that’s a powerful and proper factor to do.
“I’m very pleased with the way in which he has reacted to it and brought accountability and the way in which he has defined that to the remainder of the workforce.
“He was very assured towards Bournemouth. He performed properly within the recreation and was very assured he would rating.
“He persuaded Luka to take it. He wished it, he was satisfied he would rating it, he felt good about his recreation. No-one was extra devastated he didn’t rating.
Since becoming a member of from Liverpool for a file payment of £27million, Benteke has scored simply 15 objectives in 47 appearances.
The 27-year-old hasn’t been in a position to replicate the shape he confirmed at Aston Villa, the place he put away just below a aim each two video games.