instinctive reflex

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It was merely an instinctive reflex action from Wise to prevent a Frank Sinclair pass finding its target.
Watson's corner was flicked on and the Swans keeper denied Jay Simpson with an instinctive reflex save.
Trezeguet should have sealed it when he rounded the last defender but saw Guzan produce one of a number of high class saves, including an instinctive reflex save from Cristiano Zanetti with his leg.
Michael Ballack fired a chance to equalise over the bar and United enjoyed a greater let-off minutes later when only an instinctive reflex save from van der Sar prevented Rio Ferdinand from heading into his own net as Ballack strained to reach Drogba's knockdown.
The sound is very similar to the warning cry of monkeys, suggesting our response is an instinctive reflex to potential danger.