Copenhagen Keeper Karl-Johan Johnsson Stuns Twitter With One Million Saves Against Man Utd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Karl-Johan Johnsson
Karl-Johan Johnsson is apparently very very good at saves | Pool/Getty Images

Manchester United squeaked through to the semis of the Europa League on Monday night with a 1-0 win over FC Copenhagen after extra-time.

It was, you’ll be stunned to learn, a Bruno Fernandes penalty that saw the Red Devils through in Germany, after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side had finished testing the structural integrity of the woodwork from all sides.

With 14 shots on target to Copenhagen’s one, it’s hard to argue that the Red Devils didn’t deserve to advance (even if it wasn’t pretty), however, one man who is incredibly unfortunate to have had his Europa League campaign cut short is Karl-Johan Johnsson.

The 30-year-old Swede made a whopping 13 saves – the joint most by a goalkeeper in a Europa League match since 2009 to keep the English giants at bay…

As you might expect, Twitter had things to say about the keeper’s incredible performance.

Johnsson’s record stops drew obvious comparions…

There were also the unfortunate parallels with a certain under-fire west London based goalkeeper…

And a chilling prediction for the future…

Whatever happens, Johnsson will always have this night and a nice smile from Juan Mata, which is all you can ask for really.

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