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Encyclopaedia Thibautica, Volume II.2: Save from Manchester United’s Ander Herrera

Welcome back to the Encyclopaedia Thibautica. After a loooong layoff due to injury, we're back with an exciting entry into the series.

.1: David Nugent (Leicester City)
.2: Kevin Mirallas (Everton)
.3: Adam Lallana (Liverpool)
.4: triple save (Hull City)

.1: James Morrison (West Brom)


Thibaut Courtois and David De Gea both put on tremendous goalkeeping displays in this Premier League clash between two once-top-now-struggling clubs. It was the Belgian who had the best of the bunch, however. Chelsea's No. 1 goalkeeper absolutely robbed Manchester United's Ander Herrera from point blank range.

In a nil-nil match midway through the second half of play, United's young star Anthony Martial centered a pass in front of the Chelsea goal for the Spaniard to latch onto, with seemingly a gaping net at his disposal he seemed destined to score. Out of nowhere T-Bo came to the rescue and pushed the shot attempted out of the goal like a heroic bystander saving someone from oncoming traffic.

Courtois has made many astonishing saves, but this one may rank at or near the top. Grateful that he's back.  Now if only we had won the game...

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