Partick Thistle: Tomas Cerny marks debut with great save

By Jonathan SutherlandBBC Scotland

Partick Thistle goalkeeper Tomas Cerny marked an emotional return to Hamilton Academical with an early contender for save of the season.

A stunning stop from the former Accies player helped earn 10-man Jags a point in a 0-0 draw.

The 30-year-old Czech tipped over a shot from Ali Crawford that looked destined for the top corner.

"It was just a reaction," said Cerny when asked about the spectacular save after the match.

"I didn't expect the shot going that way, so I reacted to it a little late. But I got a top hand to it and scrambled it over the crossbar.

"Obviously the important part of it is that we kept a clean sheet and got a point in a difficult game."

The goalkeeper said it had been a day of reflection as he arrived with his Thistle team-mates to a stadium he knows well.

"Coming back to Hamilton after three years... I spent five seasons here and played 160 games for the club. I was a bit emotional coming here as the goalkeeper of an away team.

"But I saw the reception of both sets of fans was great, and I really appreciate that."

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