Two Liverpool keepers among Europe’s top 20 safest stoppers

Date published: Wednesday 5th February 2020 8:33

Liverpool’s defensive record this season is frankly ridiculous. Alisson and Adrian between them have conceded only 15 Premier League goals and the Brazilian has comfortably the best minutes-per-goal-conceded ratio in Europe.

One of the reasons is Virgil van Dijk – the real Player of the Year.

Here’s the top 20…

Stats taken from the lovely transfermarkt and take into account Europe’s top five leagues. Minimum 10 games required to qualify.

 

=20) Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester) – 87 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 25
Clean sheets: 8
Clean sheet ratio: 32%
Goals conceded: 26
Goals conceded per match: 1.04

 

=20) Adrián (Liverpool) – 87 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 10
Clean sheets: 2
Clean sheet ratio: 20%
Goals conceded: 9
Goals conceded per match: 0.9

 

=18) Alban Lafont (Nantes) – 90 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 22
Clean sheets: 9
Clean sheet ratio: 40.9%
Goals conceded: 22
Goals conceded per match: 1

=18) Gerónimo Rulli (Montpellier) – 90 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 20
Clean sheets: 6
Clean sheet ratio: 30%
Goals conceded: 20
Goals conceded per match: 1

 

16) Alfred Gomis (Dijon) – 93 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 17
Clean sheets: 6
Clean sheet ratio: 35.3%
Goals conceded: 16
Goals conceded per match: 0.94

 

15) Tomas Vaclik (Sevilla) – 94 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 22
Clean sheets: 9
Clean sheet ratio: 40.9%
Goals conceded: 21
Goals conceded per match: 0.95

=14) Thomas Strakosha (Lazio) – 95 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 21
Clean sheets: 6
Clean sheet ratio: 28.6%
Goals conceded: 20
Goals conceded per match: 0.95

 

=14) Anthony Lopes (Lyon) – 95 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 20
Clean sheets: 5
Clean sheet ratio: 25%
Goals conceded: 19
Goals conceded per match: 0.95

 

=12) Steve Mandanda (Marseille) – 96 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 21
Clean sheets: 10
Clean sheet ratio: 47.6%
Goals conceded: 19
Goals conceded per match: 0.9

=12) Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus) – 96 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 15
Clean sheets: 6
Clean sheet ratio: 40%
Goals conceded: 14
Goals conceded per match: 0.93

 

10) David Soria (Getafe) – 99 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 22
Clean sheets: 9
Clean sheet ratio: 40.9%
Goals conceded: 20
Goals conceded per match: 0.91

 

9) Edouard Mendy (Stade Rennais) – 101 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 18
Clean sheets: 6
Clean sheet ratio: 33.3%
Goals conceded: 16
Goals conceded per match: 0.89

8) Dean Henderson (Sheffield United) – 104 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 23
Clean sheets: 8
Clean sheet ratio: 34.8%
Goals conceded: 20
Goals conceded per match: 0.87

 

7) Samir Handanovic (Inter Milan) – 105 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 21
Clean sheets: 7
Clean sheet ratio: 33.3%
Goals conceded: 18
Goals conceded per match: 0.86

 

6) Unai Simón (Athletic Bilbao) – 122 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 19
Clean sheets: 9
Clean sheet ratio: 47.4%
Goals conceded: 14
Goals conceded per match: 0.74

5) Jan Oblak (Atlético Madrid) – 130 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 22
Clean sheets: 10
Clean sheet ratio: 45.5%
Goals conceded: 15
Goals conceded per match: 0.68

 

4) Predrag Rajkovic (Stade Reims) – 132 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 22
Clean sheets: 10
Clean sheet ratio: 45.5%
Goals conceded: 15
Goals conceded per match: 0.68

 

3) Keylor Navas (PSG) – 139 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 17
Clean sheets: 10
Clean sheet ratio: 58.8%
Goals conceded: 11
Goals conceded per match: 0.65

 

2) Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) – 171 minutes per goal conceded
Games: 19
Clean sheets: 11
Clean sheet ratio: 57.9
Goals conceded: 10
Goals conceded per match: 0.53

1) Alisson (Liverpool) – 244 minutes per goal conceded
Liverpool
Games: 17
Clean sheets: 11
Clean sheet ratio: 64.7%
Goals conceded: 6
Goals conceded per match: 0.35

 

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