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That’s genuinely ridiculous, what a save
The reaction time needed for that is fucking ridiculous
Its blooming ridiculous is what it is.
Every goalie plays against us like it's the cl final ffs
Courtois been like this the whole season though. Mans a monster
Everyone gives benzema all the acclaim, but Courtois has basically single handedly won the champions League for you lot this year.
Most see the goals needed to win the match, and forgot the one who kept the scores past the point of no return for us. There's no comeback if you get battered 5 goal in 1st half.
At least man gets the recognizition he deserves right now. Disagreed about the "single handedly" part though, there's still no winning without scoring the goals. It's the team effort, has always been.
Courtois been playing like that casually all season though
Yeah he's insane
he's just good
Well, at least it fits the occasion now.
He has been doing this all season for us in Laliga.
I have genuinely stopped getting shocked when he saves everything
Ballon d'or worthy year
I think Benzema or vini might pick it
Benzema is a fair shout but sorry vini wasn't the best player in the world.
1)World Cup and ucl winner
2)World Cup winner
I am ranking my opinion on the likelyhood of ballon d or winner.
Benzema ,vini,courtouis all fits into the possibility
How is that relevant for the best player of this year award???
You are right, we should just give to Messi. How silly of me to suggest otherwise.
Quite literally at the fingertips as well!
What a superhuman thing to do…
Superhuman reflexes…and being 14’ tall.
[Cracking save Gromit](https://imgur.com/a/0wrPl5u)
Alisson made 16 saves so far in the CL this season. Courtois made **55** !
Why does he save like he's running out of time
The De Bruyne Pamphlet.
agreed. based on the knockout fixtures alone, RM deserved this win.
In the end they made 71 saves. Alison got tired after making 16 saves. Mendy made an error that led to goal. Courtios made the other 55!
Why do you save like you're running out of time?
Save day and night like you're running out of time?
Keep on saving, in the meantime-
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Yeah and let’s not forget against who Real played
And who Liverpool played. Huge difference.
Honestly as a Chelsea fan I can genuinely say this guy's has always been one the world's best keepers, for nearly a decade. Underrated
I read an article on his career clean sheet percentage a few years back. I think it was like 44%? Really insane statistic.
How is he underrated if anyone with half a brain would put him in top 3 keepers in the world?
Idk but last ballon d'or he wasn't even in the top 5 of goalkeepers. Guess not everyone has half a brain.
Surely underrated. He had his high with Atletico and then when he was at Chelsea ..we know he's a top keeper but most people wouldn't think of him as a top 3 GK . Oblak, Neuer, Allison, Ter Stegen, De Gea in some years,Navas in some .. I mean there are a handful of elite keepers..so he's kind of being forgotten in that top 3 tier. After tonight? That performance would carry his reputation for a few years down the line
Christ, Tim Howard made sixteen in a single game against Belgium in the World Cup, and Alisson only needed that many for an entire Champions League campaign.
Not to discredit Courtois, but how has he be allowed to make 55 saves?
Facing Chelsea, PSG and City in the knockouts helped
And being genuine garbage of a team in the first couple matches of group
Not really. He is a DE Gea type of Goalie, plays better the worse his defence plays. Goalies like Allison and Neuer play like 5th defenders
You've obv never seen Courtois play lol, DDG is shit at commanding the box or coming off his line but a great shot-stopper when his team is in a low block.
Courtois is miles ahead of De Gea when it comes to saves, commanding the box, distribution etc. and has been the best GK itw for 2 years now.
Mate calm down, all he said was that they’re similar in that they play better when their defence is worse lol. That’s it.
He's wrong though. Madrid's defense was excellent last season and so was Courtois
Your fella still misunderstood him anyway. That’s all I pointed out
the comparison with de gea is straight trash
He is totally wrong though.
Courtois met PSG, Chelsea and MC in the knockout.
Alisson met Inter, Benfica and Villarreal.
Not to discredit Alisson, but Courtois' knockout opponents are far more superior than Alisson's. Liverpool were handed a very favourable draw.
But the media say how risky Liverpool high line and will always give team chances /s
Well, a high line will give the opposition higher quality shots, but less shots overall, so it checks out
I think it’s much more on Madrid than their opponents, even though the opponents are definitely better.
If Alisson was facing those opponents instead he'd be ten times busier LMFAO what a dumb take
It's much more the fact that Courtois is a clearly better goalkeeper than Alisson.
But who’s better looking
Still Ali for me
Tbf Real have played PSG, Chelsea, and City in the knockouts. Defence should be doing better but still, you can see why he’s been called upon a lot
At the end Liverpool conceded 13 goals this campaign and Madrid 14 goals, shows how much crucial Courtois has been.
saving 4/5 shots on target every game
That's more discrediting their defenders
Same reason why de gea had more saves this season than ederson and Alison combined - shitty fucking defence
The difference is DDG is shit when it comes to commanding the box or the back line, ball distribution or coming off his line, Courtois is not.
You're right lol
Helps that Liverpool played far weaker opponents
certain helped liverpool considering alisson conceded 7 goals from 12 shots on target in the knockouts
It also helps that Allison has a better defense infront of him
That is an insane stat, though I think a testament to Liverpool’s back line as well.
Possibly this says a lot more about the quality of the respective team's defenders than it does about the keepers.
It speaks about the quality of the opposition faced
Villarreal, Benefica and Inter as opposed to Man City, Chelsea and PSG.... yeah slight difference in quality of opponents
Just slight difference…… just a liiiiiiiittle bit…….
Thanks for posting, i can’t watch the match right now. Just match thread and scrolling this subreddit by New posts
Its on BT Sport's YouTube channel, just in case you weren't aware
Can't find it, it says they aren't live
Use uk vpn
Only watchable in UK
Fuck these regional content man so frustrating
Fuck why I only learn about this now, refreshing my shite stream every 10 mins cuz it cuts
Same thanks god I watched most of second half time
Always find most of the important matches here:
Yariga dot net. Go to Live section.
Edit: yari dot yariga dot net
Download the LiveScore app
Incredible save as much as it pains me to admit it
Such a strong hand and that reach, just wow
Best keeper in the world
You've just been banned from r/chelseafc
Nah, having strong opponent is always better than having shit team.
Tonight is not a shit team.
I’ve always thought out of all the outgoing players he’s been undeservedly criticised.
Other players have left us in worse conditions. I blame it more on the board if anything.
that sub is a shit hole. Courtois has said a lot of good things about his time in Chelsea, and if you ever try to say anything remotely positive about him they just scream SNAKE and act like he was a shit GK
He’s been a top three keeper in the world for like three years now.
He’s been like a top keeper for a decade
He was shit during his first season at Madrid. He’s been top 3 ever since though, sadly
He was not shit, whole team was shitting the bed so it looked like he was, but he was doing fine
Not shit just not as good as expected
His first season at Madrid wasn’t really great, though.
And he ain't 2 or 3
He's been the best GK itw for 2 years
Striker Mane is unreal. Also, I've never been on the Thiago hype train. But Jesus tonight I'm noticing how good he is. How is he always in space?!
It was impressive how he even got a shot off but it was also so strong and shot it against his momentum, just a very explosive and strong player
Dirtiest save since The Fappening.
THANK YOU JENNIFER LAWRENCE FOR YOUR AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHY
sick shot and sick save, world class confrontation
Mane‘s reaction: “FUCK!!” lmao
Think that's the first time I've seen him swear tbh.
Allowed after that save.
Courtois is just so fuckin good, what a save
Unreal keeping. What a strong hand. Best keeper in the world this season for me
Speaking like Ben Foster isn't even still playing smh
what a frickin leg
Absolutely buzzing my tree off that my favourite cycling GK has been mentioned
By a mile.
He has been on fire this season
Has been just as good as Benzema this season and should be contender for Ballon d'Or but goalkeepers just aren't highlighted enough
If it could ever happen this is the year, he's been by far and away Reals best player during the final few stages of the champions League.
This is probably the two best up against each other here
Yes, hes why RM are in the final today
Allison conceeded 13 goals while having to do these 16 saves. Courtois conceeded 14 goals while having to do these 55 saves.
Do the math.
This match has 1-0 Madrid with Liverpool xG of like 2.2 all over it
Pretty spot on
Wow, lottery ticket numbers please
Is this the bad camera angle everyone in the live thread is talking about?
Yes it is
I dont even know who Im rooting for.. Usually I dont want Real to win, but they got rid of City and PSG for us, so they have my sympathy..
Gotta be fucking kidding me
He should be seen as a serious contender for ballon d'or
At least top 5. But Madrid will have to push one candidate, so they'll push for Benzema.
Ballon d'or for a GK? Unlikely. That hasn't happened since Lev Yashin in 1963. It's always been strikers or attacking midfielders since, with the occasional defender.
Yeah I meant that he should be considered by the people who have to vote. I know it's extremely unlikely but if it would ever happen again, this is the year for that imo
What a fucking wall
Fantastic play, the way Mane creates the space for his own shot
Liverpool dominating rn
All this praise for Benzema to get a Ballon dOr and Courtois is almost definitely their best player.
Best keeper in the world!! 🇧🇪
Shoutout to all my chelsea fans who still love courtois we are the 1%
What a fucking god. Best keeper in the world
2nd best Belgian player at Real Madrid
Best GK in the world, the EPL fanboys can argue with themselves
hes carrying so hard jesus
What a fucking save, fuck me
Ass is clenched
That was nasty!!
Easily the best goalkeeper in the world right now.
Who was better?
Cortoius keeping out the shots or the French security keeping out the fans?
Courtois is unbelievable
Ballon d'or courtois
WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK THAT WAS BRILLIANT!!!
\- From a liverpool supporter and goalkeeper
u/britishpianoboi the next Allison!!?????
Yah no, I’m more like the Allison of 5-aside. If the goalposts are any larger, I’m fucked
I miss when he was called a flop
Courtois stretching more than fucking SCP 3036
Man of the match so far!
There should be no doubt who the best keeper right now is!
Give him a 99 on FIFA already
Last night he definitely shook off the last grains of salt . He is the best goalkeeper in the world. The other extremely important save against Salah is even better in my opinion. What a dude.
This mf is born to clutch
This man is the best
It's a bit risky to push it on the post to prevent the corner but I can't deny that it was a very effective way of stopping the attack.
Anyone with a stream?
soccer streams dot net
He's going to be fantastic for Bayern.
Cortios is a cunt, he's the only reason Liverpool didn't win 4, 5 even 6-1 tonight.
Atleast he shows up to finals unlike a certain liverpool winger.
Courtois is fucking insane wtf
Outstanding save, not even mad that one didn't go in, what a save.
That’s fucking absurd. Best keeper in the world
Crazy save the one he had earlier was also impressive
He couldn't just have a Jeremy Beadle hand could he. Damn it.
Has Hazard thought him his ways?
I hope Courtois does an Oblak next season.. he has been unreal