How do City & Chelsea's number one 'keepers compare?
Here's how Joe Hart & Thibaut Courtois compare & contrast...
Joe has missed three Premier League matches this term, but his Chelsea counterpart sat out much of their autumn programme with a knee injury before resuming his position as first choice number 1.
Hart – 29
Courtois – 20
Joe has shut out the opposition in 13 of his 29 appearances, while Courtois has done so in five of his 20 games.
Hart – 44%
Courtois – 25%
Goals conceded per game
Hart – 0.97
Courtois – 1.15
Average distribution distance
The Belgian stopper just edges it when comes to clearances and throws out to his team mates.
Hart - 43m
Courtois – 45m
Joe finds a team mate slightly more often that Courtois.
Hart - 60%
Courtois - 54%
Joe's only yellow card this season was on England duty, but he's been blemish-free for his club in the league and all other competitions. Courtois saw red in the opening day draw against Swansea, and has one booking to his name as well.
Hart - 0/0
Courtois - 1/1