Atletico Madrid’s stopper Jan
Oblak has been named All Football Player of the Week for his
unforgettable performance against Liverpool.
highlights our All Football Team of the Week and was selected as a
competitive candidate in our All Football Player of the Week Vote, in
which he casts the most votes beating Ighalo, Ilicic, Sabitzer and his
teammate Marcos Llorente to the award.
Jan Oblak blocked
nearly everything that came his way in the match against Liverpool,
inspiring “Oh” and “Oh” from the Anfield faithful.
goals conceded, he made 11 saves in that game and won the man of the
match award undoubtfully. And those goals weren’t his fault, either.
Without Oblak, Atletico is almost impossible to stretch the game to
have no doubt that Oblak the best goalkeeper in the world. Just like
Messi resolves games offensively, Oblak does it defensively.” Said
Atletico manager Diego Simeone.
Atletico have the 2nd best
goal against number in La Liga (21 goals conceded). That is all because
of Oblak’s effort. The Slovenian has contributed 16 clean sheets this
season. If Atleti want to go further in UCL and reach top 4 at the end
of the season (if the season could go on), then they must keep relying
on Oblak, as what they used to do.