Leverkusen custodian Bernd Leno (c.) has saved eight of the 19 penalties he's had to face in the Bundesliga
Leverkusen custodian Bernd Leno (c.) has saved eight of the 19 penalties he's had to face in the Bundesliga
Bundesliga

Penalty Killer of the Season

Munich - If you're stepping up to take a penalty in the Bundesliga, Bayer 04 Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno is probably one of the last men you'd want to see standing between the opposition sticks.

2013/14 End-of-Season Awards:Player|Newcomer|Coach|Returning Hero|Breakthrough|Sharpshooter|Saviour|Fairest Player|Dangerman|Penalty Killer|Speed Demon|Signing|Most Improved Player|Wing Wizards|Unsung Hero|Mr. Indispensable|Jinx|Mr. Reliable|Rising Stars

The 22-year-old stopper saved five spot-kicks over the course of the 2013/14 campaign (from Szabolcs Huszti, Jonathan Schmid, Roberto Firmino, Joselu and Ricardo Rodriguez) to bump his career quota up to 42 per cent (eight saves from 19 penalties). No goalkeeper has kept out as many penalties in a single season since Borussia Mönchengladbach's Uli Sude in 1984/85.