The most important things for a goalie are focus and decision-making, Ederson proclaims

Ederson admitted that the most important things for a goalkeeper are focus and decision making as they could give the opposition a chance and focus is essential throughout the 90 minutes to give the best of it. themselves. Ederson has established himself as one of England’s best goalkeepers.

Ederson joined Manchester City from Benfica in the summer of 2017 for £ 35million, which at the time was the second highest amount for a goalkeeper. The Brazilian gradually beat Claudio Bravo and established himself as the undisputed goalkeeper of the Citizens. The 28-year-old has made 210 appearances for the Manchester club while keeping 102 clean sheets in all competitions.

The Brazilian goalkeeper has risen to the task on several occasions with the latest example of Wednesday’s 2-1 victory over Aston Villa. The Brazilian only faced a shot on target in an hour of play when Carney Chukwuemeka barged in on goal, but Ederson quickly left his line to prevent Villa from leveling. The City star has stressed the importance of focus and decision-making as the main qualities a goalkeeper should focus on in order to be successful at the highest level.

“The most important things for a goalkeeper are concentration and decision-making. In most games, we control the ball and we only give the opposing team one chance, so concentration is essential. the key. You have to be focused throughout the 90 minutes to be your best. In the last game I was happy to stop and help the team at a crucial time, “said Ederson. at Sky Sports.

“It’s something that comes with my personality: calm and focus. I’m aware that if I lose my focus at any point in the game it can end in a goal for the opponent. We can’t. not attacking all the time, so we have to know how to defend during certain stages of the game. We all know, myself and my teammates, how important it is to be focused, ”he added.

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