Louis Van Gaal’s new idea on penalties

Louis Van Gaal wishes to innovate the training on the penalties of his selection of the Netherlands for the next World Cup in Qatar. While we know the importance of this session which puts the nerves of all football fans to the test, the former Manchester United coach would have hired Peter Murphy, a former volleyball player and coach, according to brand. It will aim to improve the execution of shots but also the position and stops of goalkeepers during penalties. Murphy will also be responsible for preparing potential shooters to “embarrass” their opponent. When we know to what extent this is played out in the mind, we immediately understand better the interest of this approach.

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If this is authorized, Louis Van Gaal has also declared that he would choose four goalkeepers from his team of 26 players for the World Cup: “I am not sure yet because FIFA has not given us clarity on this question, but I think it makes sense to do so. Already at the 2014 World Cup, the Dutch coach surprised many observers with a brilliant decision. The coach of the Dutch national team had changed, at the last minute of extra time, the starting goalkeeper for his replacement so that the latter would take charge of the penalty shoot-out, an almost unprecedented choice in official meetings. Krul entered the field in place of Cillessen, who had not played a single minute of the tournament. For the success that we know, the Netherlands having qualified for the semi-finals in Brazil.

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