Boston United’s on-loan Sunderland keeper Max Stryjek must be wondering how his season ended in heartbreak

Max Stryjek.
Max Stryjek.

Max Stryjek must be wondering how his season has ended in such devastating fashion.

Boston United’s teenage keeper, on loan from Premier League Sunderland, was never on the losing side in his 12 matches for the Pilgrims.

And despite saving two penalties in Saturday’s shootout against Chorley, he still finished on a low as the club’s promotion dream was ended.

The keeper’s debut began in mindboggling fashion as he had conceded twice in his opening five minutes against Harrogate Town.

But Boston recovered to win and the 18-year-old Polish youth international went on to play in seven victories and five draw for the Pilgrims.

Even playing through the pain barrier with a groin strain, Stryjek saved penalties from Dayle Whitham and Chris Doyle.

But, it seems, just wasn’t to be.