Manchester Utd

How many penalties has Bruno Fernandes scored for Man Utd?

The Portuguese midfielder has been a revelation since joining the Red Devils, but has been helped with more than a few opportunities from the penalty spot

 
11:34am on Tuesday 23rd February 2021
By
Martin Macdonald

Bruno Fernandes has taken to the Premier League like a duck to water since his big money transfer to Man Utd from Sporting CP in January of 2020.

In the 2019/20 season, he scored 12 goals and recorded eight assists in 26 starts for the Old Trafford side, while in 2020/21 he has already scored 16 and set up a further nine in 25 starts.

He has rejuvenated a previously abject Man Utd side into genuine title contenders as they currently sit second in the Premier League behind Man City.

Nobody has contributed to more goals and assists in the Premier League since Fernandes' arrival last year.

This weekend, he successfully scored a penalty against Newcastle's Karl Darlow, who remains the only goalkeeper to have actually saved a Fernandes penalty since he moved to Man Utd.

So far in his Man Utd career, he has taken 17 penalties and scored 16 of them.

Bruno Fernandes: Penalties taken for Man Utd

VersusCompetitionResultScored?
NewcastlePremier League3-1YES
SouthamptonPremier League9-0YES
Aston VillaPremier League2-1YES
LeedsPremier League6-2YES
RB LeipzigChampions League2-3YES
West BromPremier League1-0YES
PSGChampions League2-1YES
NewcastlePremier League4-1NO
TottenhamPremier League1-6YES
BrightonPremier League3-2YES
SevillaEuropa League1-2YES
CopenhagenEuropa League1-0YES
LeicesterPremier League2-0YES
ChelseaFA Cup1-3YES
Aston VillaPremier League3-0YES
TottenhamPremier League1-1YES
Club BruggeEurope League5-0YES
WatfordPremier League3-0YES

Leicester have received the most penalty kicks in the Premier League this season with 10.

Man Utd and Chelsea are in joint second with eight, while Man City have now been awarded seven.

West Ham and Burnley are the only two teams who have been given just one penalty so far this campaign.

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