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Asmir Begovic

27-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Stoke City  Premier


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

November 11, 2014    Asmir Begovic News

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Begovic picked up a groin injury last Sunday against Tottenham, and he may be held out of Bosnia and Herzegovina's Euro 2016 qualifier against Israel next Tuesday, the Stoke Sentinel reports.

Begovic said he picked up the knock in the first half against Spurs, and because he was able to keep playing, he is confident about being fit to face Israel.

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

November 3, 2014

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Begovic failed to produce a save during Saturday's 2-2 draw against West Ham.

Begovic totes a frustratingly low count of just 11 saves to this point in the season. Compared to previous years, Begovic simply hasn't been as valuable from a fantasy perspective this term. He'll next face Tottenham in a road game that should pose a threat on his goal.

October 27, 2014

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Begovic produced one save in Stoke City's 1-0 loss to Southampton over the weekend.

Begovic now claims just 11 saves through the first nine matches of this season, a surprising low amount following his 104-save campaign last term. While Begovic faces the tall task of keeping out an in-form West Ham side in Gameweek 10, returning the Britannia Stadium should at provide a comfortable setting.

October 19, 2014

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Begovic produced three saves in Sunday's 2-1 win over Swansea City.

Begovic's three saves surprisingly tied his season high and the goalkeeper was only beaten by a penalty-kick Sunday. Looking ahead, Begovic faces an uphill battle next weekend versus a Southampton side fresh off scoring eight goals in Gameweek 8.

October 7, 2014

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Begovic did not record a save in Stoke's 3-1 loss to Sunderland over the weekend.

Begovic has two clean sheets through his first seven matches of this season, but more notably, the Bosnian has mustered just seven saves to date. That alarmingly low total is uncharacteristic of Begovic, who will look to improve when Stoke returns to action Oct. 19 versus Swansea City.

September 16, 2014

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Begovic failed to produce a save in Stoke's 1-0 loss to Leicester on Saturday.

Begovic was beaten after Stoke failed to deal with a low cross that was consequently finished from close-range Saturday. Through four matches, Begovic surprisingly only has three saves, but faces a Queens Park Rangers side with just one goal on the campaign in his next appearance.

August 24, 2014

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Begovic made one save in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Hull City.

Begovic failed to keep Hull City out despite the Tigers being reduced to 10 men after just 14 minutes Sunday. The sledding should get much tougher at Manchester City next weekend, before favorable matches versus promoted sides Leicester City and Queens Park Rangers in the subsequent two weeks.

August 17, 2014

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Begovic failed to produce a save in Stoke City's 1-0 season-opening loss to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Begovic only faced one shot on target, which got past him to earn Villa all three points Saturday. Next weekend, the Bosnian keeper is scheduled for a road date versus Hull City, a team Begovic held scoreless twice last season.