OUR HERO! Willy Caballero hailed by Man City teammate after Wembley win

first_imgManchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta hailed compatriot Willy Caballero as “the hero of the day” after his three penalty saves in the Capital One Cup final.Caballero played in every round of the competition before the final but there were calls for first-choice goalkeeper Joe Hart to start against Liverpool at Wembley.But Caballero was given the nod by manager Manuel Pellegrini and Zabaleta was delighted to see his team-mate receive the plaudits after he saved spot-kicks from Lucas, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana to seal a second League Cup triumph in three years for City.“He [Caballero] was the hero of the day,” said Zabaleta.“I’m so pleased for him. He’s been here for nearly two years and it’s been tough. He knows there’s some moments when he’s not been playing too much.“We understand that Joe Hart is the first choice but it’s one of those moments where you have to keep working hard and the moment came today for Willy.” Willy Caballero celebrates winning the League Cup final 1last_img

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