Oblak is the best goalkeeper in the world says Griezmann

The Slovenia pro made a string of best spares as his side earned a 1-1 attract at Arsenal the principal leg of their Europa League semi-last

Antoine Griezmann trusts Atletico Madrid partner Jan Oblak is the best goalkeeper on the planet.

Oblak was in motivational frame as 10-man Atleti drew 1-1 at Arsenal in the principal leg of their Europa League semi-last on Thursday.

Sime Vrsaljko’s tenth moment red card made life hard for Atleti – who likewise observed Diego Simeone sent to the stands – at Emirates Stadium, yet Oblak’s recoveries kept his side in the amusement after Alexandre Lacazette’s going opener and Griezmann profited by cautious oversights to strike a late equalizer.

The Slovenia universal made a wonderful prevent from an Aaron Ramsey header following Griezmann’s objective, driving the forward to heap applaud on the ‘guardian.

“Jan is the best on the planet as of now,” Griezmann said.

“Not on account of he’s my partner but rather as a result of the spares he makes, the focuses he wins us.

“The start of the diversion was exceptionally insane, numerous things happened. We have a decent second leg at home [to come].

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“I trust the fans make an insane climate, that they need to see us go to the last.

“We need to win the Europa League. We expect an euphoric environment in the Wanda Metropolitano.”

Atleti – who are pursuing their third Europa League crown – will go up against Arsenal in the second leg in Madrid on 3 May.