Argentine keeper saves 5 penalties in cup match

BY foxsports • October 5, 2011

An Argentine goalkeeper saved five penalties and converted a spot kick himself in a match in the Copa Argentina.

Goalkeeper Marcos Fascanella stopped four penalties for Excurionistas in a penalty shootout on Tuesday against fellow fourth-division club Argentino de Merlo. He also saved one during the match, which ended 1-1 before the shootout.

Excurionistas won the shootout 2-1 with Fascanella also converting one of the two penalties.

He called his performance ''the best match of my life.''

The Copa Argentina is new this season and is similar to Spain's Copa del Rey and England's FA Cup.

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