Coral’s 12 terrific goalkeeper saves after Neuer nimbleness
Matt Haynes | October 21, 2015
Following Manuel Neuer’s world class save last night against Arsenal, to deny Theo Walcott as Arsene Wenger’s men beat Bayern Munich 2-0 at the Emirates, Coral decided to dig a little deeper.
We have therefore, compiled five of the best ever saves of the past, with the Gunners now 6/4 to qualify from Champions League Group F.
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Gordon Banks v Brazil
Still one of the best saves in history, Banks’ brilliance at the 1970 World Cup in Mexico denying a point-blank header from Pele highlighted the England goalkeeper’s fabulous flexibility.
Jerzy Dudek v AC Milan
This is worth watching just to see the reaction from Andriy Shevchenko. A double save from Liverpool’s Dudek in arguably one of the best Champions League finals in recent history, remarkably kept the Reds in the game, taking them to a penalty shootout. Relive the memories below.
David Seaman v Sheffield United
This arguably won Arsenal the FA Cup. A sensational save against the Blades may well be one of the best in the tournament’s history, with the Gunners going on to conquer.
Peter Schmeichel v Rapid Vienna
You only really appreciate this one at second glance, from behind the goal; the great Dane showed amazing agility to get down and then lift the ball over the bar one-handed in the club’s Champions League encounter.
David de Gea v Everton
A fantastic save from Manchester United’s keeper against the Toffees showed why Real Madrid pursued him relentlessly the following summer.
Angelo Campos v Uruguay
This one had everything. The Peru keeper rushed off his line, only to have to backtrack and leave the crowd in suspense. Well worth a watch if you haven’t seen it!
Iker Casillas v Sevilla
Incredible instinct from one of the best keepers of the last decade as he anticipates the shot from the onrushing attacker and pounces to prevent the inevitable.
Rene Higuita v England
A match at Wembley as the Three Lions played host to Colombia, the save which became known as the ‘Scorpion Kick’ fast became stuff of legend.
Tomasz Kuszczak v Wigan
This was dubbed as one of the saves of the season for West Bromwich Albion against Wigan, with the Hungarian making himself as big as he could.
Schmeichel v Newcastle
That man again with a crucial save which helped to decide the title for Man Utd, the Dane was at full stretch to deny a header from Les Ferdinand.
Eugene Galekovic Vs Wellington Phoenix
Check this out for a double-save! Adelaide United’s Galekovic not only saved the penalty but was quick off the mark for the rebound.
Nelson Dida v Ajax
Superb reflexes from the Brazilian keeper who had to get back up after his defender blocked a first attempt, though his recovery here was sensational!
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