Barcelona forward, Luis Suarez, has hailed goalkeeper
The defending champions played out a goalless draw against Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday night. The Blaugrana were lucky to escape with a point, as the visitors were thoroughly the second-best on the night.
Fotón de Álvaro Barrientos (AP Photo). El paradón de Ter Stegen pic.twitter.com/YNb5kjQRK5— Edu Polo (@EduPolo) February 10, 2019
Fortunately for Barcelona, their shot-stopper, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, was at his dependable best and made some superb saves to deny Athletic a much-deserved win. The German did well to deny
Suarez told La Liga TV, as per Football 360: "He’s one of the best in the world, no question. He showed it again – that’s why he’s the Barcelona keeper."
Barcelona boss, Ernesto Valverde, also had some kind words.
He added: "He’s made some amazing saves, especially the last one, it was incredible."
Analysing Barcelona's performance he said: "
Suárez: "Ter Stegen is one of the best goalkeepers in the world."— Barça Centre (@barcacentre) February 10, 2019
"We’re just responsible for what we do and I think in general, we should have created more than we did. They pressed us high, but we did get through that and we did get through to their box."
"But then that left us exposed to counter-attacks and they created problems," he concluded.