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Enrique disappointed with Totti's missed penalty

(Xinhua)

15:39, December 13, 2011

ROME, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Roma head coach Luis Enrique admitted that he "clearly expected" Francesco Totti to score the penalty in Roma's 1-1 draw with Juventus on Monday.

Daniele De Rossi had put them in front and Giorgio Chiellini equalized, but the score remained 1-1 because Gigi Buffon saved Totti's spot kick.

"I clearly expected it to be a goal," Eurique was quoted as saying by football-italia.net.

"I thought Francesco would do what he knows how to do best, scoring a goal. But he was faced with Buffon, who is an intimidating goalkeeper.

"I enjoyed the first five minutes of the game, then I saw Juve are a great side and their coach has given them real character. The attitude of my team was wonderful, even with three or more players missing. The fans were also right behind us," he said.

 
 
 
 
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