RULLI KARIUS – In the match won by Liverpool against Villareal, the mistakes of Geronimo Rulli, the extreme defender of the ‘yellow submarine’, did not go unnoticed. According to the data Opta, the former Real Sociedad would have broken the record (in negative) of Karius, former Liverpool goalkeeper.
Geronimo Rulli and the comparison with Karius: the statistics
“Geronimo Rulli is the player who has made the most mistakes that have allowed Liverpool to score three goals in the Champions League 2021/2022. In the current competition no other goalkeeper had managed to be so decisive in the mistakes made. In addition, Rulli also overtook Karius: the former Liverpool player in the 2018 final was decisive in the two mistakes that gave Real Madrid success “.
We still remember that final of the Champions League, where Karius took the place of the injured Alisson. The German goalkeeper made the first mistake at 0-0: it became child’s play for Benzema to put the ball at the back of the net. Mane shortens the distances, the ‘Blancos’ return to the lead with the splendid overhead kick from Bale. Then in the final, around 83 ‘the definitive mistake: again Bale kicks from long distance towards the center of the goal and Karius deflects the ball into the net.