In the fourth round of the UEFA Champions League group stage, Man City has a trip to Atalanta’s field. Despite being rated much higher than the opponent, coach Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students still could not have a victory. Jesus’ penalty missed plus Ederson’s injury along with the disastrous red card of the goalkeeper replacing Bravo made The Citizens leave Italy with only 1 point.
Notably in this match Kyle Walker had to put on gloves to hold the goal in the last 10 minutes because Bravo was shown a red card and Ederson was also injured before.
During this time, Kyle Walker did a great job when not letting the ball fly into the net of Man City. Although a bit clumsy, but that is enough for the fans of this team to thank him very much.
In the opponent’s free-kick situation, Walker made a brilliant save, although it took him 2 beats to control the ball to his right position.
Sharing after the draw at Atalanta, defender Kyle Walker had a few words to share about his feelings when he had to be a reluctant goalkeeper. It was a mixture of excitement and anxiety because being a goalkeeper wasn’t as easy as he used to think.
“In the opponent’s free kick situation, I was actually a bit confused as to whether I should punch the ball or shake hands. In training I often ask the goalkeepers to catch the ball, but in the wooden frame I learned that it is not as easy as I thought.”
“Anyway, I’m quite enjoying the job. Sharing after the draw at Atalanta, defender Kyle Walker had a few words to share about his feelings when he had to be a reluctant goalkeeper. It’s a mixture of excitement and anxiety because being a goalkeeper isn’t as easy as you think.”
On his personal page, Walker also humorously posted a photo with the caption: “Don’t worry, I’m here.”