Manchester United missed the chance to extend their lead in the title race to six points as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Swansea City.
Lucky charms, intuition, research…they all count when it comes to saving penalties. FIFA.com trawled the archives to pay tribute to some of the finest exponents of the art.
Featuring Pele comparing himself to legends of music and art, Lionel Messi on how criticism from Argentinians upset him, Carlos Alberto Torres writing off Brazil’s hopes in 2014, and Vinnie Jones on a day he will never forget.
Michel Vorm chats to FIFA.com about his impressive displays for Swansea City, penalty-saving success, quest to replace Maarten Stekelenburg’s as the Netherlands’ first-choice goalkeeper and the country’s UEFA EURO 2012 hopes.
Manchester United bounced back from midweek disappointment to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-1, Arsenal and Liverpool both scraped 1-0 home victories, while Wigan Athletic picked up three vital points.
Swansea City and Aston Villa played out a drab goalless draw at the Liberty Stadium, with Gabriel Agbonlahor twice being denied by Michel Vorm in what were the game's most notable chances.