Fri. Aug 12th, 2022

Edouard Mendy missed Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday after sustaining a knock against Zenit St Petersburg, with Kepa Arrizabalaga starting instead; Thomas Tuchel: “It is very painful and he did not feel 100 per cent comfortable”

By PA Media

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel revealed goalkeeper Edouard Mendy did not feel comfortable playing in the 3-0 Premier League win over Tottenham.

The Senegal international missed the London derby victory with a knock he sustained in midweek against Zenit St Petersburg and was replaced by Kepa Arrizabalaga, who kept a clean sheet.

Mendy’s omission was a surprise, but Tuchel said he was not right for the game that was decided by second-half goals from Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger

By Nwosu Chizoba David

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