Craig Gordon reckons his Hampden wonder save from Louis Moult was the best of his career.
The Celtic keeper was able to bask in satisfaction following the Betfred Cup Final win having played an integral part with his stunning block from the Motherwell striker.
Seven years ago Gordon won the accolade for the best save in English Premier League history after an incredible point-blank stop from Bolton’s Zat Knight.
Earlier this season Hibs boss Neil Lennon tagged the Celtic No.1’s stop from Steven Whittaker as Gordon Banks material. But as far as Gordon is concerned his Hampden heroics top the lot due to the circumstances.
His save kept Celtic 1-0 up and within seconds of breaking Moult’s heart his team scored a second to seal the deal.
Gordon said: “It gives me as much satisfaction as any save I’ve made in my career.
“You look at the context of the game and when the save was made. I could make a save like that in a match we lose and nobody would speak about it. It’s the context that makes it more memorable.
“To do something like that in a cup final and it has such a big bearing on a match, you don’t get to do that too often as a goalkeeper. It was unusual for me to have to do it in this Celtic team but it was great to have played such a big role.
“Moult said he thought he had scored when he headed it so from that point it’s as good as a goal. Had it gone…