In Real Madrid’s game against Real Mallorca, Thibaut Courtois completed the minimum of 28 games that is needed to be in with a chance of winning the Zamora trophy, awarded to the LaLiga Santander goalkeeper with the lowest goals conceded-per-game ratio.
The Belgian has registered a ratio of 0.64 goals per match followed by Jan Oblak (0.71), Unai Simon (0.86), David Soria (0.94) and Marc-Andre ter Stegen (0.97).
With seven games to until the end of the season, Courtois has seven challenges to overcome to clinch the MARCA prize.
The Belgium international has won it twice in the past with Atletico Madrid in the 2012/13 season when he registered a 0.78 ratio and the following campaign when he conceded just 0.65 goals a match.
Oblak has won the Zamora Trophy every year since 2016, when he managed an incredible 0.47 ratio and following his four consecutive awards, he has been regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.
For Courtois, receiving the award would be the icing on the cake to a great second season at Real Madrid, after struggling to shine in his first campaign at the club.