Marc-André ter Stegen, during the last match against the Borussia Dortmund


We shouldn't forget it: If Barça keeps alive in Champions, is thanks to Ter Stegen

Published:30/11/2019 - 09:17h

Updated:30/11/2019 - 09:17h

To the hour to deliver its prizes, the UEFA would have to take in consideration the great moment that enjoys Marc-André ter Stegen, guardian of Barça and the best goalkeeper in Europe

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This week the FC Barcelona has done the duties in Champions League and, with the victory harvested in front of the Borussia Dortmund (3-1), has classified like first of group for the eighth of final. It has to thank him Ter Stegen, that has been the best player of the Barça in what we carry of phase of groups and, also, the best goalkeeper of the prestigious European tournament this season.

No in vain it has starred, in the global of the five first parties of liguilla, a total of 10 unemployed 'impossible' that have given to the FC Barcelona until 7 points of the 11 with which has classified for the following round. The most stood out performance of the guardameta German took place precisely in his natal earth, in front of a Borussia Dortmund that put against the ropes to the Barça in the Signal Iduna Park.

There, in the first day of the phase of groups, Ter Stegen no only detained the penalti launched by Marco Reus (min. 56), but it made two unemployed inverosímiles to the German attacker (mins. 24 and 77). In the following party, losing 0-1 in front of the Inter, just before the rest (min. 44) avoided the 0-2 with a paradón putting the strong hand to the head butt of Lautaro Martínez, that was a goal almost sure against any another team.

In Prague, besides, the FC Barcelona won by the minimum to the Slavia thanks to other three interventions providenciales of the archer germano, with the foot (min.19), with the hand (min. 35) and with the body (min. 36) to bale out spaces and turn into the nightmare of the local forwards.

And this past Wednesday, in the Camp Nou in front of the Borussia Dortmund, Ter Stegen received a goal of Jadon Sancho but stopped other two that, in normal conditions, would have meant the 3-3. The UEFA will have to take him into account of face to the next year, when it do balance of it sucedido in Champions League and look for to find to the best goalkeeper of the year.

The Barça has to follow improving in defence

The FC Barcelona, by his part, has to be still thinking in how improve defensivamente not to receive so many occasions against, and that Ter Stegen have to be almost always so leading. If it did not go by him, the Barça would not be right now in eighth of final. It is a reality. And better not speaking of the leadership that the Barça follows having -of miracle- in LaLiga Santander 2019-20. If Messi is 'D10S' of the Barça, Ter Stegen is his angel of saves it.

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