Simon Mignolet – Bipolar Moments keep on coming

Simon Mignolet – Bipolar Moments keep on coming

If Simon Mignolet were a fruit, he’d be an avocado -Absolutely loved by some, totally abhorred by [many]others. His performance against Chelsea was the perfect example of the “Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” scenario’s that usually come to the fore when he stands between the sticks. Let’s take a look at some of this best and worst moments in Liverpool’s crunch encounter at Anfield. Safe to say, it could also represent Mignolet’s overall performance this season. The Ugly Screaming …
Goalkeeper Stats Comparison | De Gea, Mignolet, Szczesny So Far

Goalkeeper Stats Comparison | De Gea, Mignolet, Szczesny So Far

Football, this beautiful game, has always been about scoring goals, goals galore. The game revolves around putting the ball in the back of the net. Be it the unmissable sitters, heartbreaking and unforgettable last minute winners, the netbusters or sometimes dubious own goals. It is the goals that have always mattered in the end and beyond, goals that footballers are remembered for. Having said that, the less remembered and arguably the least glamorous footballers in terms of what they do, …
Player Performance Analysis | Simon Mignolet Vs Everton

Player Performance Analysis | Simon Mignolet Vs Everton

There are a number of stand-out fixtures during a season which fans look out for, including the big head-to-heads and in this case, a huge local derby. The intense build-up before the game only increases the expectations and sometimes they don’t quite live up to its billing, but I can safely say this Merseyside derby will be remembered as one the games of the season. Fans from both sets of teams, including myself, had to catch their breath after the …
Reina vs Mignolet | How good is Mignolet? | Stats Comparison

Reina vs Mignolet | How good is Mignolet? | Stats Comparison

Out with the old in with the new, it seems at Liverpool FC. Sunderland's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks to be Liverpool's new number 1, with Jose Manuel Reina looking elsewhere - with FC Barcelona and Arsenal as possible suitors. But, what exactly are Liverpool getting themselves in the 24-year old Belgian goalkeeper? Well, to begin, Mignolet, for the past two seasons, has triumphed over Reina in some areas. In terms of big chances faced and saved in the last …