Proud day for Andersen
By Kent Hedlundh
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Stephan Andersen will cherish the penalty save which knocked Chelsea out of the cup.Charlton Athletic keeper Stephan Andersen admits he will cherish the penalty save which knocked Chelsea out of the Carling Cup.
Andersen kept out Robert Huth's spot kick during a tense shoot-out in Wednesday's third round tie at Stamford Bridge.
It was the first time Chelsea had been beaten at home under Jose Mourinho's tenure and Andersen could not contain his delight at the outcome.
"It is obvious that you are proud and happy," Andersen told Viasat Sport.
"We knew they would be coming forward. They are a very strong side and we knew it would be a tremendously tough challenge.
"But we also believe in ourselves.
"I don't know if it was the biggest day in my career but it was one of the highlights.
"My national team debut was also something special. It is such moments you will never forget."
Explaining his penalty save, Andersen conceded that Chelsea defender Huth's shot was not that difficult to stop.
He added: "I decided to go to the right and, fortunately, Huth chose to place it there.
"The shot wasn't particularly hard, it wasn't the toughest save I have made."