Diego Alves makes history with penalty save from Cristiano Ronaldo

first_imgDiego Alves made history with his penalty save from Cristiano Ronaldo during Valencia’s creditable 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu.  CEST Upd. at 18:21 10/05/2015 The goalkeeper third in the rankings is Paco Buyo, of Real Madrid, who made 15 saves.  Sport EN This was his 16th penalty stop in La Liga, the same as Andoni Zubizarreta managed in his career – more than any other stoppers. The big difference between the two is that the Brazilian Valencia keeper has saved 16 of 37, more than 43 per cent, while Zubi kept out 16 of 102, a little more than 16 per cent.  It’s not just this – Diego Alves is the first goalkeeper to save two Cristiano Ronaldo penalties.last_img

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