Amazing De Gea save extends impressive record

first_imgDavid de Gea Incredible De Gea save to deny Matip sees him extend impressive Premier League record Stephen Darwin Last updated 2 years ago 20:35 10/14/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) David De Gea Manchester United 2017 Getty Images David de Gea Manchester United Liverpool v Manchester United Liverpool Premier League The 26-year-old denied the Liverpool defender with his feet when he seemed certain to score, much to the delight of Man Utd fans on social media David de Gea showed why he is widely considered to be the Premier League’s best goalkeeper with his first-half performance against Liverpool, with one particular stat standing him out from the rest.The Spanish goalkeeper made a terrific save with his feet to deny Joel Matip from point-blank range, helping his side head into the break level at Anfield.5 – No goalkeeper has made more saves from big chances in the @premierleague this season than David de Gea. Stretch. #LIVMUN pic.twitter.com/karSzZ6kNr— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 14, 2017And that save proved to be the fifth he’s made this season to deny clear-cut, ‘big chances’, with no goalkeeper in England’s top flight having made more than the former Atletico Madrid man. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. De Gea has already kept six clean sheets from United’s opening seven matches and was in top form once again against Jurgen Klopp’s side as he kept out Matip with his left boot.Man Utd 4/5 away to Benfica in UCLAnd United fans clearly enjoyed the latest show of heroics from the 26-year-old, taking to social media to heap praise on their No.1 goalkeeper.When manage to get past Man United’s back 4 and you approach David De Gea pic.twitter.com/R4gBQix9U8— luisa @itsluisagibson) October 14, 201770% of the world is covered by water, the rest is covered by De Gea. #LIVMUN— Nima’s Spartacus (@AsiakJohnson) October 14, 2017If you think any goalkeeper is better than David de Gea you are deluded..— Aidan Walsh (@AidanMUFC_) October 14, 2017David De Gea best in the world simple as that!!— BAKERMUFC(@BAKERMUFC1999) October 14, 2017David de Gea be like… #LIVMUN pic.twitter.com/ep89UDZmud— SlashFootball (@slashfootball) October 14, 2017David de Gea. Simply The Best.— Utd (@RantUtd) October 14, 2017When you finally dribble past United’s back4 and you meet David De Gea. pic.twitter.com/9u4EgmD3ys— JM (@Mourinholic) October 14, 2017De Gea missed out on the Golden Glove award for the most clean sheets in England’s top flight last season, with Thibaut Courtois claiming that award after 16 shut-outs.His save ensured that United held Liverpool to a 0-0 draw at Anfield, going top of the Premier League table at least temporarily with Man City playing against Stoke City at 3pm UK time.last_img read more