Whilst Jackson Martinez did eventually score both of his Porto side’s goals in a 2-1 home victory over Rio Ave last night, it is just as well that the striker did so, because his penalty after half an hour was absolutely shocking.
“I apologize to my team mates and the fans of FC Porto. I appreciate the confidence of the group and in particular Lucho, as captain, giving me confidence to take another one”
As Martinez referred to, fifteen minutes later he was given the opportunity to make up for his stupid miss, and this time drove the spot kick into the right corner. One suspects that he may have taken his last chipped penalty.
The look on the face of both manager and player is exactly the same, which just about sums it up.