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Most saves and clean sheets: La Liga 2021/22 final standings

By Chris Smith

Most saves and clean sheets: La Liga 2021/22 season standings

Published: 7:50, 23 May 2022

With so much focus now on goalkeepers being the first point of attack, it’s easy to forget the job they’re primarily there to do: keep the ball out of the net.

A number of the world’s best goalkeepers have plied their trade in La Liga over the years, from Real Madrid’s Iker Casillas to Andoni Zubizarreta, who is the Spanish top-flight’s appearance record holder with 622 outings across spells with Athletic Bilbao, Barcelona and Valencia.

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That continues to be the case today. Just last season, Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak topped the goalkeeping pile for saves and clean sheets in La Liga, while Thibaut Courtois wasn’t far behind in either metric.

And the Belgian finished just behind Alex Remiro this season. The Real Sociedad ‘keeper topped the charts in La Liga having kept 19 clean sheets. But who else made the final standings?

Most saves La Liga 2021/22 season: Final standings

Players with the same amount of saves are separated by minutes played.

Position Player Saves Minutes Played
1st Luis Maximiano 127 3,137
2nd Jeremias Ledesma 120 3,420
3rd Diego Lopez 115 3,178
4th Sergio Herrera 102 3,240
5th 96 3,420
6th Thibaut Courtois 93 3,240
7th David Soria 93 3,415
8th 91 2,771
9th Fernando Pacheco 89 3,054
10th Unai Simon 83 3,060

Most clean sheets La Liga 2021/22 season: Final standings

Players with the same amount of clean sheets are separated by minutes played.

Position Player Clean sheets Minutes Played
1st Alex Remiro 19 3,150
2nd Thibaut Courtois 16 3,240
3rd Geronimo Rulli 14 2,880
4th Matias Dituro 14 3,420
5th Yassine Bounou 13 2,790
6th David Soria 13 3,415
7th Jeremias Ledesma 13 3,420
8th Unai Simon 12 3,060
9th Sergio Herrera 12 3,240
10th Jan Oblak 12 3,420

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