UEFA Champions League day started with FC Porto facing Club Brugge in a tough thrilling match. The visitors exploited the game all over the park from their exceptional experienced players the likes of Diogo Costa who completely changed the way a team can play by saving two penalties for the club.
Club Brugge was to be confirmed as group winners if they had defeated Porto but they were knocked out. Porto will be through to the round of 16 if Atletico do not. Double penalty save from Diogo Costa delivered in big moments. He completely changed the way a team can play. Attack starts from the back and defending starts from the front.
Diogo Costa has so far saved more penalties than any other goalkeeper. He saved a penalty vs Czech Republic, Bayer Leverkusen, saved a penalty and grabed an assist vs Bayer Leverkusen, saved two penalties in the span of a minute vs. Club Brugge.
Porto's Diogo Costa is the first goalkeeper on record to save three penalties in a single UEFA Champions League campaign (2003-04 onwards).
Manchester United fans had mixed reactions after Costa's Splendid games. They said Diogo Costa has saved more penalties against Club Brugge tonight (2/2) than David de Gea has in his European career (1/6). The successor? Manchester United fans believe the club should go for Diogo Costa and sign him next transfers due to his stunning game.
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