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HATS off to Mechelen goalkeeper Jean-Francois Gillet who pulled off not one, not two but THREE penalty saves in the same match from three different players.

With his side trailing 1-0 against Anderlecht in the Belgian Pro League, veteran Gillet, 36, kept out a straight spot-kick from Dennis Praet, before following it up with a plunge to his right to stop Stefano Okaka.

In the second-half, the former Torino man was at it again, this time diving left to save Youri Tielemans' penalty.

And it was all worthwhile as, in the last minute, Mechelen snatched an unlikely 1-1 draw when Anderlecht defender Kara Mbodj scored an own goal.

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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Oct 9, 2015
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