The performance of goalkeeper Max Stryjek impressed Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth in Wanderers’ victory over Tottenham Hotspur’s Under 21s in the Football League Trophy.

The 26-year-old two important stops during the 0-0 draw at Adams Park and saved in the penalty shootout after the initial 90 minutes had finished.

Wanderers won the match 4-3 via spot-kicks, which has given the Chairboys an extra point in their group, which they share with Peterborough and Stevenage respectively.

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Speaking on why Stryjek, who is the club’s number one, started the match ahead of Tyla Dickinson and Josh Blunkell, Ainsworth said: “I wanted him to play to get minutes so he is familiar with everything.

“We have got several Saturday/Tuesday matches coming up and he hasn’t done that in Scotland.

“The games in the Scottish Premier League are quite stretched and far between as there are not many midweeks, and down here, you get so many with the cups and the various fixture build ups,so his body needs to be ready to be competitive game after game.

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“I’m glad to say that he got through tonight [August 30] well.

“I’m really pleased in how he has start.

“Lee Harrison has done a great job with him so far and we have landed on a real diamond with him.”

He has played three games for Wycombe since signing from Livingston and has so far kept two clean sheets.