By Emmanuel Okogba
Manchester City goalkeeper, Ederson recorded his 100th clean sheet against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the weekend and has now attributed the success to a collective team effort.
The Brazilain who joined from Benfica in 2017 reached the shut-out milestone in just 212 games and now joins an elite club of Premier League goalkeepers to have achieved the feat.
“It’s a sense of accomplishment – not only for me but for my teammates as well,” Ederson told mancity.com.
“There’s a quote I bring with me always that says: ‘When the team doesn’t concede goals, it gets closer to the victory.’
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“And this is certainly right because when the team doesn’t concede, you are closer to the victory because if you win 1-0, it’s three points, a win. If you win by one or by 10, it’s the same three points.
“Usually, when we don’t concede a goal – whether it’s me, Zack or Scott – it’s the whole team that is satisfied.
“The credit is not just on me and the defenders – it’s the whole team: from the striker to me.
“Our team makes a very good high press – the strikers run a lot, the holding midfielders, the wingers… So the credit is not only for me and the defenders but for all of the team.”
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