When a goal keeps a "clean sheet" it means they haven't conceded or allowed a goal or goals in the game (match).
When the team did not allow a goal , mostly the credit goes to the goalkeeper for the sweeper clearances, throw outs, saves , penalty, punches and so on.
When giving awards such as Golden gloves 🧤 to the goalkeepers, they also look to the number of clean sheets they have.
Here are the top ten Goalkeepers with clean sheets in the premier League as of December 2022.
1. NICK POPE (NEWCASTLE UNITED)
The English and Newcastle United goalkeeper has been outstanding this season, helping the team to be number 3 on the Premier League table with 30 points. Nick Pope has 7 clean sheets in 15 matches.
2. AARON RAMSDALE ( Arsenal)
Ramsdale has 14 appearances for Arsenal and only allowed 11 goals. He has 7 clean sheets with no errors leading to a goal or an own goal.
3. EDERSON (MANCHESTER CITY)
Manchester City outstanding and most award winning goalkeeper in recent years, has conceded 14 goals and has 6 clean sheets. Despite having strong defense in the team, Ederson has more than 19 saves and no errors leading to a goal.
4. Danny ward ( Leicester city)
He is the number one goalkeeper of Leicester city with 14 appearances. So far he has 38 saves and allowed 25 goals. Despite that, he has 6 clean sheets and is currently Fourth in English premier League sheet.
5. David De Gea (Manchester United)
Despite having one error leading to a goal, David de Gea has 5 clean sheets in 14 appearances. He has more than 27 saves and conceded 20 goals. Manchester United has only lost 4 games.
6. Josè Sà (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
The Portuguese goalkeeper has 14 appearances for wolves and has made more than 34 saves , so he has saved two penalties. He has 4 clean sheets. He has no Errors leading to a goal or own goal.
7. David Raya (Brentford)
David Raya is first choice goalkeeper for Brentford and has helped the team to beat Manchester United with outstanding saves. He has 4 clean sheets in 15 games. Only one error Which led to a goal
8. Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur)
The French goalkeeper has been magnificent and he's helping the team in most games with good saves, sweeper clearances, throw outs and so on. He has 4 clean sheets. Despite having a strong performance, he has two mistakes leading to goals in the Premier League so far this season.
9. ROBERT SANCHEZ (BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION)
Brighton and Hove Albion first choice goalkeeper has conceded 19 goals in 14 appearances. He has 4 clean sheets and no errors leading to a goal.
10. Alisson Becker (Liverpool)
The Brazilian and first choice goalkeeper for Liverpool has 4 clean sheets. Alisson has been outstanding with saves and saved one penalty. Despite that he has allowed 17 goals so far.