Carlos Kameni was a man who could not be beaten on Saturday. The Malaga keeper put it one of the most memorable goalkeeping performances of the season a 0-0 draw against Barcelona, with each save seemingly better than the one that preceded it.
In a match fraught with controversial refereeing decisions — Barcelona had a late penalty claim waved off and Malaga finished the match down two men — Kameni's unreal performance stole the show. Here are three of his best saves from the contest, some of which are of the point-blank variety:
Poor Pique, he just couldn't catch a break. Kameni stood on his head against Barcelona, racking up a monster eight saves on the day. Even with Lionel Messi as a late scratch due to illness and Luis Suarez suspended, Barcelona continued to pepper the Malaga netminder. Despite missing two of their best players, most people would tip the Blaugranas to still have little trouble against Malaga, especially at the Camp Nou.
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But nobody told Kameni. He just went about his business, kept Barcelona at bay and saved his absolute best for last against Neymar:
Unbelievable. Kameni deserves all the plaudits he'll receive from this match, refereeing decisions aside. Barcelona will rue a lot from the match, but a hat tip to Kameni is certainly in order. In a tight La Liga title chase, these are the types of potential championship-spoiling performances that won't soon be forgotten.