2015-16 Premier League Goalkeeper Stats

Here are the statistics for every goalkeeper to have made at least one appearance during the first half of the 2015-16 Premier League season:

2015-16 Premier League goalkeeper stats

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At the half-way stage of the season, 36 goalkeepers have made an appearance.

Seven goalkeepers have played every minute for their team this season: Petr Čech (Arsenal), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City), Jack Butland (Stoke City), Łukasz Fabiański (Swansea City) and Boaz Myhill (West Bromwich Albion).

Clean Sheets

11 goalkeepers have kept at least five clean sheets in the opening 19 games of the season.

Goalkeeper Club Appearances Clean Sheets
Joe Hart Manchester City 17 8
Petr Čech Arsenal 19 8
Jack Butland Stoke City 19 8
Gomes Watford 19 8
David de Gea Manchester United 15 7
Simon Mignolet Liverpool 18 7
Hugo Lloris Tottenham Hotspur 18 7
Boaz Myhill West Bromwich Albion 19 7
Wayne Hennessey Crystal Palace 13 6
Maarten Stekelenburg Southampton 16 6
Tim Howard Everton 19 5
Łukasz Fabiański Swansea City 19 5

Joe Hart, David de Gea and Wayne Hennessey are all just short of averaging a clean sheet every other game.

Crystal Palace’s Alex McCarthy has made the most starts (6) without keeping a single clean sheet this season.

Minutes per Goal Conceded

Goalkeeper Club Minutes Played Mins per Goal Conceded
Wayne Hennessey Crystal Palace 1170 130
Hugo Lloris Tottenham Hotspur 1620 116
Joe Hart Manchester City 1530 102
David de Gea Manchester United 1350 96
Petr Čech Arsenal 1710 95
Jack Butland Stoke City 1710 90
Gomes Watford 1687 89
Simon Mignolet Liverpool 1620 85
Maarten Stekelenburg Southampton 1440 80
Adrián West Ham United 1440 76

Amongst goalkeepers to have played at least half of their team’s games, Crystal Palace’s Wayne Hennessey tops the list, averaging a goal conceded every 130 minutes. Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris and Manchester City’s Joe Hart are the only other goalkeepers to go more than 100 minutes between goals against.

At the other end of the scale, Sunderland’s Costel Pantilimon concedes a goal every 46 minutes, Aston Villa’s Brad Guzan and Norwich City’s John Ruddy every 50 minutes.

Liverpool’s s Ádám Bogdán conceded three goals in 90 minutes, therefore a goal every 30 minutes, although Watford’s Giedrius Arlauskis technically concedes goals most frequently having conceded one in his 23-minute appearance this season.

Most Saves

Goalkeeper Club Minutes Played Saves
Jack Butland Stoke City 1710 74
Costel Pantilimon Sunderland 1530 71
Tim Howard Everton 1710 63
Brad Guzan Aston Villa 1710 61
Boaz Myhill West Bromwich Albion 1710 59
Petr Čech Arsenal 1710 58
Adrián West Ham United 1440 57
Gomes Watford 1687 52
Kasper Schmeichel Leicester City 1710 51
Łukasz Fabiański Swansea City 1710 51

Stoke City’s Jack Butland currently leads the Premier League in saves during his first full season in the English top flight.

Although they have conceded the most goals to-date, Sunderland’s Costel Pantilimon is next in line with the most saves and actually leads the league in saves per minute among regular first-choice goalkeepers.

Watford’s Gomes is the only goalkeeper of the three promoted teams to feature in the top 10.

Save Percentage

Goalkeeper Club Minutes Played Save %
Jack Butland Stoke City 1710 79.6%
Hugo Lloris Tottenham Hotspur 1620 77.0%
Wayne Hennessey Crystal Palace 1170 76.9%
Petr Čech Arsenal 1710 76.3%
Adrián West Ham United 1440 75.0%
David de Gea Manchester United 1350 74.1%
Gomes Watford 1687 73.2%
Joe Hart Manchester City 1530 71.7%
Boaz Myhill West Bromwich Albion 1710 71.1%
Rob Elliot Newcastle United 900 69.8%

Stoke City’s Jack Butland also leads the Premier League in save percentage among goalkeepers to have made at least 10 appearances so far this season. He is 2.6% ahead of Hugo Lloris, who himself narrowly beats Wayne Hennessey in this category.

At the other end of the table, Bournemouth’s Artur Boruc has saved only 59.6% of the shots he has faced this season, Norwich City’s John Ruddy has only saved 60.3% and Southampton’s Maarten Stekelenburg has only saved 62.5%.

Notably, Giedrius Arlauskis (Watford), Ryan Allsop (Bournemouth), Ádám Bogdán (Liverpool) and Adam Federici (Bournemouth) have all conceded more goals than saves made so far this season.  Federici has made five appearances, conceding 12 goals and making only 11 saves.

Data collected from Opta Sports

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