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Barcelona Fans Hail Marc Andre Ter Stegen Masterclass vs Athletic Bilbao
- Footie fans have lauded Marc-Andre ter Stegen following a valiant performance against Athletic Bilbao
- The Barcelona goalie made great saves to deny the Bilbao attackers
- Barcelona defeated Athletic Bilbao 1-0 away from home
Football fans have taken to social media to sing the praises of Marc-Andre ter Stegen following his astounding performance against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
The Barcelona goalkeeper produced a masterclass by saving numerous chances during their clash against the Basque club.
The 30-year-old was the clear man of the match following his side's narrow 1-0 win at San Mames.
The German made a total of five saves in the game which helped the Catalan giants secure all three points, according to Sofascore.
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Ter Stegen made an astonishing acrobatic save to keep out Bilbao forward Iker Muniain before making yet another crucial save from close range to deny Inaki Williams.
Barcelona fans on Twitter hailed the ex-Borussia Mönchengladbach shotstopper as their hero in a tight game.
Social Media reactions
@NealGardner_ tweeted: Ter Stegen is outrageous. Bloody hell…
@Barca__pictures posted: Ter Stegen is insane wow
@__Nnamdi_ tweeted: Ter stegen clean sheet still intact am hearing
@AsieduMends tweeted: Ter Stegen savings and loans
@talkfcb_ tweeted: BIG save from ter Stegen to deny Muniain!
@KayPoissonOne posted: Ter stegen savings and Loans Lord. Best keeper in the whole world
@WolfRMFC said: Hair transplant Ter Stegen on a mission for Barcelona, bro is saving everything
Watch Ter Stegen's save against Inaki
How Barcelona pipped Bilbao
Sports Brief reported that a first half strike by Raphinha lifted the Catalan giants to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Bilbao to go nine points clear
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The home side enjoyed the better of the play in the first half, forcing two strong saves from Barcelona's safest pair of hands inside the first half.
Bilbao also rattled the bar from a Raul Garcia header but Barcelona broke the deadlock before half-time, with Raphinha firing into the far corner from the right corner of the box.
Gavi's brave tackle
The league leaders travelled to San Mamés to lock horns against Bilbao in their Spanish Primera Division encounter on Sunday night, Sports Brief had earlier reported.
La Blaugrana went into the game six points clear of fierce rivals Real Madrid at the top of the table.