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Asmir Begovic

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Birthdate:  June 20, 1987    Birthplace:  Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina    Nationality:  Bosnia-Herzegovina    Height:  6' 6"    Weight:  183 lbs    

June 22, 2014    Asmir Begovic News

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Begovic made nine saves in Bosnia and Herzegovina's 0-1 loss to Nigeria at the World Cup on Saturday.

Begovic's performance Saturday was significantly better than he had against Argentina in the opener, where he gave up two goals and made only one save. Unfortunately, Bosnia and Herzegovina were eliminated from knockout stage contention with the loss.

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Asmir Begovic: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

June 15, 2014

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Begovic made one save but allowed two goals, including an own goal by defender Sead Kolasinac, during Bosnia and Herzegovina's 1-2 loss to Argentina in their World Cup opener on Sunday.

Argentina are a popular pick to win the entire tournament, so a close result for Bosnia and Herzegovina is encouraging. Things are looking up for Begovic, who will likely have an easier time against Nigeria and Iran to close out the group stage.

May 5, 2014

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Begovic made one save in Stoke City's 4-1 win over Fulham on Saturday.

Begovic only allowed an 80th minute goal to relegation-bound Fulham in Saturday's blowout win. The goalkeeper will finish the season at West Brom next Sunday.

April 29, 2014

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Begovic produced three saves in Saturday's 1-0 loss to Tottenham.

Begovic only allowed a first-half header in Sunday's home loss. However, with Stoke City playing with 10-men for most of the second-half, Begovic did well to limit the damage to just one goal. With his two remaining games against Fulham and West Brom, Begovic's fantasy prospects look bright to close this season.

April 20, 2014

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Begovic allowed just one goal while making three saves Saturday against Cardiff City.

Begovic was unable to stop a second-half penalty kick, but mustered at least three saves for the third time in his past four appearances. Next weekend, he'll play a Tottenham side that has totaled 11 goals over its past three matches.

March 30, 2014

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Begovic made three saves en route to a clean sheet versus Hull City on Saturday.

Begovic mustered a fine save off a deflected shot to keep Hull City at bay Saturday. The goalkeeper has not allowed more than one goal in a game since early February and is now averaging over three stops per outing.

March 9, 2014

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Begovic managed four saves as Stoke City drew Norwich City 1-1 on Saturday.

Begovic was beaten following a set-piece situation that saw the Canaries score a header from close range. The goalkeeper will go against West Ham at home next weekend.

March 2, 2014

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Begovic posted his seventh clean sheet of this season as Stoke City topped Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday.

Begovic only needed to make two saves to prevent Arsenal from scoring. The performance gave Begovic his first clean sheet since mid-December.