The Belgian Thibaut
Courtois signed in front of Real Valladolid his eleventh game without conceding a goal in LaLiga Santander so far and thus equals the Slovenian Jan
Oblak at the top of this ranking in your search for repeating a title Zamora achieved last season.
Recognition that came for the great level behind that showed the team of Zinedine Zidane after confinement and who was the architect of his 34th league title. Six goals conceded – two in the last game against Leganés with the title already won – in eleven games with six clean sheets. First player of the Real
Madrid to win the trophy since 2008, when he did Iker
However, this season did not start with that level of solidity and the Belgian made it a habit to collect the ball from the bottom of his goal. The losses of captain Sergio Ramos put the focus on the defensive strength of the Real
Madrid, but Courtois He has taken his best version to keep his team in the fight for the League. Not only against him Valladolid.
A leadership that two weeks ago seemed almost impossible, but is now only three points away, although with one more game. The Atlético de Madrid live the moment with more doubts so far this season and Oblak their goal has been punctured in seven consecutive games.
Dynamics opposed to that of a Real
Madrid that chains four victories without conceding a goal. It is more, in front of Getafe Y Valencia (both wins 2-0), Courtois he only had to intervene once. However, the tonic changed in front of the Valladolid and the Belgian kept his team afloat with 0-0 on the scoreboard.
Up to five stops made the international, three of them of merit. He did not have time or to warm up since in the 7th minute of the game he worked hard to make a double intervention that avoided the early 1-0. Upon leaving the locker room again, the Chilean Orellana put him to the test with a point-blank shot after a serious error by Mendy. He was able to remove it thanks to its placement.
Another great performance that meant that Courtois out, next to the scorer Casemiro, recent . award for Best Ibero-American Player of 2020, the proper name of the meeting. “We know that Courtois he is very good, his saves do not surprise me, it is not just a matter of this match, “said the Brazilian after the victory.
The Belgian goes in search of his room Zamora and to repeat again, since he achieved the first two, defending the goal of the Atlético de Madrid, consecutively in the 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 seasons.