Another year is in the books and 2018 – in the world of football – has been a blast.
We had a cracking Champions League final with Sergio Ramos shouldering the blame for Liverpool’s defeat in Kiev, we had a thrilling time at the World Cup in Russia as England shocked the globe and IT nearly came home, and the 2018/19 season has got off to an amazing start.
As we all know, the most important thing in football is goals and we’ve seen an awful lot of them as the elite attackers in Europe treated us to all manner of finishers, whether finessed or frantically fumbled home.
There are, thankfully, plenty of world class goalkeepers across Europe looking to stop them from doing so.
But which shot-stoppers have kept the most clean sheets over the last 12 months in Europe’s top five leagues?
Find out below…
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14. Anthony Lopes (Lyon) – Clean sheets = 13 (Games = 41)
13. Benoit Costil (Bordeaux) – Clean sheets = 13 (Games = 42)
12. David De Gea (Manchester United) – Clean sheets = 13 (Games = 42)
11. Fernando Pacheco (Alaves) – Clean sheets = 14 (Games = 36)
10. Alphonse Areola (Paris Saint-Germain) – Clean sheets = 15 (Games = 31)
9. Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Bilbao and Chelsea) – Clean sheets = 15 (Games = 40)
8. Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) – Clean sheets = 16 (Games = 38)
7. Roman Burki (Borussia Dortmund) – Clean sheets = 16 (Games = 42)
6. Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus) – Clean sheets = 17 (Games = 30)
5. Samir Handanovic (Inter Milan) – Clean sheets = 17 (Games = 43)
4. Ederson (Manchester City) – Clean sheets = 17 (Games = 43)
3. Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona) – Clean sheets = 17 (Games = 47)
2. Alisson (Roma and Liverpool) – Clean sheets = 24 (Games = 50)
1. Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) – Clean sheets = 27 (Games = 50)
Goals conceded = 36 – 0.72 per game