Barnsley goalkeeper Luke Steele says his match-winning penalty save against Brighton on Tuesday night was the most important of the many he has made for the Reds.
“The quality of the save was not as high as against Hull or Reading last season because those were right in the bottom corner but, in terms of importance, I think that was the best one,” goalkeeper Steele told the Chronicle.
“He (Leonardo Ulloa) hit it quite hard but I got two hands to it which is the most important thing. I read players’ body language before they take penalties and I have other methods that I don’t want to reveal.
“I was delighted because we needed to win after the Man City game and I enjoy making saves for the fans and for my team-mates.”
Steele was Player of the Year last season but admits he has not produced as many match-winning performances during this campaign. He said: “Last season was a crazy one and it seemed like every time I played well, we won. But we lacked goals for the first half of this season and a lot of my best performances came in narrow losses.
"Sometimes you can’t influence games very much as a goalkeeper but I like to think I have won us a few points this season and I hope I will do so again.”