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Most saves and clean sheets: La Liga 2023/24 standings

By J Smith

Published: 7:18, 8 April 2024

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.

That continues to be the case today. Just last season, Barcelona’s Marc-André ter Stegen topped the goalkeeping pile for clean sheets (26) in La Liga, conceding just 18 times in 3,348 minutes of action, while Edgar Badia registered the most saves (139), ending the campaign with a save percentage of 68.9%.

But, of course, goalkeeping isn’t just about clean sheets. While the best goalkeepers will rank pretty highly in that, aided by their defences, at the other end of the table, saves matter. A goalkeeper capable of making vital saves can be the difference between relegation and safety. Or, in some cases, it can make differences higher up the table.

Athletic Bilbao’s Unai Simón is currently leading the way for clean sheets with 15, one of just six players to hit double figures. Filip Jorgensen sits top for saves on 118, and was the first goalkeeper to reach a century this season.

So, who are the goalkeeper leaders for saves and clean sheets so far this campaign?

Most saves La Liga 2023/24 season: Current standings

Players with the same amount of saves are separated by minutes played. Stats correct as of 07:10, 08/04/24.

MOST SAVES LALIGA

Player Saves Minutes Played
Filip Jorgensen 118 2,610
David Soria 100 2,700
Paulo Gazzaniga 94 2,700
Stole Dimitrievski 93 2,700
Álvaro Vallés 90 2,634
Giorgi Mamardashvili 90 2,700
Conan Ledesma 89 2,419
Luís Maximiano 89 2,430
Jan Oblak 84 2,700
Antonio Sivera 81 2,700

Most clean sheets La Liga 2023/24 season: Current standings

Players with the same amount of clean sheets are separated by minutes played. Stats correct as of 07:10, 08/04/24.

LALIGA MOST CLEAN SHEETS

Player Clean sheets Minutes Played
Unai Simón 15 2,610
Álex Remiro 12 2,556
Marc-André ter Stegen 11 1,800
Stole Dimitrievski 11 2,700
Giorgi Mamardashvili 11 2,700
Paulo Gazzaniga 10 2,700
Andriy Lunin 9 1,620
Sergio Herrera 9 2,330
Jan Oblak 9 2,700
David Soria 9 2,700

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