The Saints hero saw Jurgen Klopp's Reds overcome Frank Lampard's Blues as they locked horns in Istanbul.
Southampton legend and penalty expert Matt Le Tissier has given his thoughts on some of the spot kicks in Wednesday night's UEFA Super Cup clash between Liverpool and Chelsea, in particular praising the efforts of Divock Origi and Trent Alexander-Arnold.
The Saints icon, who has only ever failed to convert one penalty from 26 attempts during his career (Premier League website), took to Twitter while following the game, which featured one in-game penalty as well as a shootout after the match went to extra time.
With the game poised at 1-1 after 90 minutes, Sadio Mane put the Reds ahead in extra time but Jorginho edged Chelsea back level with a cool penalty rolled into the left corner, and as it remained a draw come the 120-minute mark, it would be decided on spot kicks.
After both sides had scored four penalties, it was down to sudden death, with Tammy Abraham needing to score to keep the Blues in the shootout, but his shot straight down the middle was kept out by Adrian, who saved the effort with his feet after diving to his left.
Here was Le Tissier's take on the game's spot kicks:
Chelsea pen in extra time very dubious, never been a fan of hitting penalties straight down the middle either— Matt Le Tissier (@mattletiss7) 14 August 2019
I’ve always felt that into the corners with a bit of pace gives you the best percentage of scoring as even if the keeper goes the right way you’ve still got a decent chance of it going in as proved with origi and TAA pens https://t.co/axarBQNyQM— Matt Le Tissier (@mattletiss7) 15 August 2019
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa got his hands on both Origi and Alexander-Arnold's efforts in the shootout, but was unable to keep either out.
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