HomeSoccerCalvert-Lewin reveals what Henderson told him before England penalty
Calvert-Lewin reveals what Henderson told him before England penalty
June 7, 2021
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has come beneath some scrutiny after taking a penalty-kick for England over the weekend and failing to transform.
Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin received the spot-kick, however the skilled midfielder went over to say the possibility because the Three Lions already had a 1-0 lead within the worldwide pleasant towards Romania.
There was a powerful response from the English media after supervisor Gareth Southgate seemingly criticised Henderson’s resolution to take the penalty, and now Calvert-Lewin has revealed what the Liverpool captain stated to him earlier than taking the spot-kick.
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Talking after England’s 1-0 win because the Three Lions proceed to organize for the Euros later this month, the Everton striker stated the Liverpool captain wished to take the penalty as he hasn’t but scored for his nation.
“[Henderson] stated that he’d not scored for England but so he wished the penalty,” stated Calvert-Lewin, as quoted by the Echo.
“Perhaps in hindsight I ought to have took it however on one other day he places it at the back of the web.
“It’s simply a kind of issues. Perhaps if I need to go to the following degree I’ve to be extra ruthless there and take the penalty.
“I feel he wished to take it to achieve some confidence going into the match and for me I need everybody absolutely firing and assured.”