Slovenia national team skipper Jan Oblak is the master of keeping clean sheets in the Spanish La Liga this season. The Atletico Madrid goalkeeper is widely regarded by many as the best shot stopper in the world. The Slovenia national team goalkeeper showed his worth again for Atletico Madrid after he helped the club to keep a clean sheet for the umpteenth time this season during the tricky trip to the Basque region to face Real Sociedad in the Spanish La Liga.
The game was the standout match of the week15 set of games in the Spanish top flight this term. After a goalless affair in the first 45 minutes, Jan Oblak and Atletico Madrid took the lead at the start of the second 45 minutes through Mario Hermoso, who has been in good goalscoring form for Atletico Madrid this season even as a defender.He scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid some weeks back in the Champions League and has added another goal in the league. It took Mario Hermoso four second half minutes to break the deadlock for Atletico Madrid in San Sebastian.
Ex-Real Madrid player Marcos Llorente added a second goal in the last quarter of the game to wrap up the result for Atletico Madrid.
Jan Oblak is the captain of the Slovenian national team and he has represented Slovenia 33 times. The result in the Real Sociedad game ensured that he kept his ninth clean sheet of the season after the 13 games played by Atletico Madrid in the league this term. Atletico Madrid have two outstanding games and a win in those two games will see them open a six-point lead at the La Liga summit ahead of nearest challengers and holders Real Madrid. For now, the two Madrid clubs have the same points.