WATCH these THREE stunning saves from the Champions League

By Alex Taylor

Brilliant goalkeepers are what turn an average team into an amazing team.

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Gianluigi Buffon, Hugo Lloris and Kasper Schmeichel were all on show in the Champions League last night – and boy were they on-form.

Kasper Schmeichel

2015-16 Premier League winner Kasper Schmeichel

Whether it was clawing the ball off the line, saving penalties or preventing near-certain goals, these three did it all.

Check out their best saves below:

Strikers seem to get all the credit in football but these stops are just as important as scoring.

Maybe now people will stop wittering on about Sergio Aguero and Luis Suarez and focus on the men between the sticks instead!

After those game-changing interventions they deserve it.

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In other football news, Emre Can has blamed his lack of match fitness on his underwhelming performance against Manchester United on Monday.