The men between the sticks have been very busy in this 2020/21 Italian Serie A season. From pulling spectacular saves to maintaining clean sheets, these special players have equally added to the intense competition that is the top Italian league. A few have stood out more than others with their exceptional performances. We are going to explore the best goalkeepers in Serie A this 2020/21 season.

Here are the 5 best goalkeepers so far of the ongoing Serie A season.

1. Gianluigi Donnarumma – AC Milan

Gianluigi Donnarumma
Gianluigi Donnarumma | Best Goalkeepers in Serie A

The AC Milan shot-stopper has been imperious in goal for the Milan giants this season. In spite of the Rossoneri’s poor form Donnarumma has still been able to keep an impressive league-high of 10 clean sheets. The Italian international has also made over 70 saves in this ongoing campaign to cement his place as the top shot-stopper in the League.

2. Marco Silvestri – Hellas Verona

Marco Silvestri
Marco Silvestri | Top Goalkeepers in Serie A this season

Hellas Verona number 1 Silvestri is another goalkeeper who has done well this season. The 30-year-old has been part of a solid Verona backline, which has conceded 24 goals this season the 4th best defence in the league so far. The former Leeds United keeper has pulled off 72 saves, which resulted in 6 clean sheets despite playing for a modest Verona team.


3. Thomas Strakosha – Lazio

Thomas Strakosha
Thomas Strakosha | Best Goalkeepers in the Italian League

The Albanian international has been in great form for his SS Lazio team. The Lazio number 1 has kept the opposition out an impressive 8 times, also pulling off a huge 77 saves. This has in no small measure contributed to Lazio’s tight defence this season.

4.  Samir Handanović – Inter Milan

Samir Handanović

The Slovenian international’s performances for Inter Milan so far this season have been commendable. The 36-year-old shot-stopper has been one of the bright sparks for the Nerazurri, who have been excellent this season. Handanović’s 66 saves and 10 clean sheets have helped his side top the Serie A table. Hopefully, he will be able to maintain his fine and help guarantee that his team win the Scudetto this season. His sharp reflexes and extraordinary all handling skills puts him among the best goalkeepers in Serie A this season.

5. Emil Audero – UC Sampdoria

Emil Audero
Emil Audero

The Italian-Indonesian goalkeeper has also been turning heads this season. The 24-year-old has been posting fantastic performances for his club UC Sampdoria. His 70 saves and 3 clean sheets have been invaluable for his Genoa-based side as they fight to avoid relegation. The Sampdoria shot-stopper will be hoping his fine form helps his side avoid the drop.


Honorable Mentions:

  • Wojciech Szczesny – Juventus
  • Salvatore Sirigu – Torino
  • Alessio Cragno – Cagilari
  • Luigi Sepe – Parma Calcio
  • Mattia Perin – Genoa


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