Emotional Man Utd legend Peter Schmeichel proud of son Kasper for equalling his goalkeeper record in 9-0 Leicester win
MANCHESTER UNITED legend Peter Schmeichel has revealed his satisfaction at son Kasper for equalling his goalkeeping report in Leicester’s 9-Zero win over Southampton.
The 2 Dane’s are out on their very own for within the historical past books as the one two Premier League shot-stoppers to see their workforce put NINE previous their opponents whereas conserving a clear sheet.
Outdated Trafford icon Peter, 55, set the benchmark throughout United’s historic 9-Zero win over Ipswich again in March 1995.
Greater than 24 years later Kasper turned the primary keeper to equal his father’s achievement, as Leicester hit the identical quantity towards Ralph Hasenhuttl’s facet.
And Peter was fast to precise his satisfaction on Twitter, writing: “What a implausible efficiency by @kschmeichel1 and his @lcfc workforce for profitable 9-Zero at Southampton.
“If anybody needed to equal our @ManUtd report from 94/95 I’m proud and glad that it was you.”
Kasper additionally took to social media to tweet out celebratory footage of the match at Saint Mary’s with the caption: “Good efficiency”.
Ayoze Perez had led the best way with a hat-trick whereas Jamie Vardy additionally grabbed a treble to pile distress on the Saints.
Ben Chilwell and Youri Tielemans additionally netted, whereas James Maddison’s grabbed the eighth with a shocking free-kick.
Kasper is admittedly completely satisfied, The one different keeper to have a 9 was his father.
Talking after the massive consequence, Brendan Rodgers revealed he advised his gamers to “punish” Southampton at half-time along with his facet already 5-Zero up.
“We stated at half time, hold your pace within the sport and we’ve to punish them,” he stated.
“It’s powerful for Ralph however we’ve to do our job and rating as many targets as we will.
“The sport is Zero-Zero at half-time we stated. That is a part of our training we’ve to return out of the boy zone and play like a person and respect the sport. They’re very proficient and studying to be ruthless.
“Kasper is admittedly completely satisfied, The one different keeper to have a 9 was his father. We imagine in our work, imagine we will push over the course of the season. Our mentality is how we work daily. The gamers wish to get higher and enhance.
“An awesome, nice win and now we’ve to concentrate on the cup sport.”
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The three factors noticed Leicester climb to second within the desk, solely 5 factors behind league leaders Liverpool.
Spurs are the one different workforce who’ve rating 9 targets in a Premier League match once they hammered Wigan in 2009.
However now-Watford keeper Heurelho Gomes conceded one strike from Paul Scharner to narrowly miss out on becoming a member of the Schmeichel’s within the elite membership.