Gremio goalkeeper Marcelo Grohe pulled off one of the finest saves you’ll ever see on Wednesday during his side’s Copa Libertadores semifinal against Ecuador’s Barcelona. Gremio, the traveling side in the first leg, took a 2-0 advantage through Luan and Edilson, but Barcelona had an excellent chance to pull a goal back shortly after halftime and electrify the cauldron of yellow in El Monumental.
Over the course of a 19-year professional career, Arsenal No. 1 Petr Cech has built a reputation on being one of the most consistent and mentally strong goalkeepers on the planet. His reflexes are world-class and his concentration is never lacking — he’s keyed in for the entire 90 minutes every matchday. What’s the secret to his success? Based on this video, it’s the world’s greatest hybrid version of Bop It/Simon Says/college drinking game.
With only three matches remaining in the regular season, the Seattle Sounders are looking to gain a bit of momentum heading into the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs — the same formula that saw them lift the 2016 MLS Cup. Seattle has dropped only one of their past 13 games, but they’ve also drawn five over that period.