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Alisson has matched David De Gea's best season with four games left to play; Sunday was a day to remember for all the right reasons for Alisson and Liverpool.

Byline: Jake Polden

Alisson recorded his 18th clean sheet of the season in Liverpool's Premier League win overChelseaon Sunday.

And in doing so has now matched David De Gea's best ever season forManchester United,with four games left to play.

Petr Cech currently holds the record for the most Premier League clean sheets in a season with 24. FormerLiverpoolshot-stopper Pepe Reina is second with 20.

In joint third is now Alisson, De Gea and Joe Hart on 18 - although the Brazilian could better this tally from now until the end of the season.

Alisson's latest clean sheet came against the Blues this weekend, but he had to work very hard to earn it.

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A wondersave against Eden Hazard midway through the second half protected Liverpool's two-goal lead over Chelsea and stole the plaudits.

After the match Reds boss Jurgen Klopp heaped praise on his keeper, saying: "There were 10 minutes when Chelsea changed their system and had their chances and Ali saved our life.

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"Apart from that we controlled and dominated the game for 80 minutes which is the best you can say about a game against Chelsea.

"But in these 10 minutes they could have changed the game completely, a post and two saves from Ali, right? But then we controlled the game again. It was a fantastic performance and an even better atmosphere and a very important result."

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Alisson has now matched David De Gea's best ever season for Manchester United

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