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Lfcnipi

Mendy playing out of his mind


Zloggt

The rumor of him being benched must have really sparked him!


ObjectiveDeal

The english media , always does this. No one is thinking of benching a champion league goal keeper in the middle of a World Cup tournament. If you do that you’re sending the wrong message to the team.


AnnieIWillKnow

It came from the English media? Source?


ThePr1d3

MY BOY <3 (tho Mandanda is an absolute unit too)


cspong4

Absurd reflex save


reneding

Redemption


dragon8811

Chelsea will now overthink about his renewal 🤣


[deleted]

Chelsea seem to be giving out 6 year contracts to anyone who asks nicely at the minute tbh


Nico777

Hold on, gonna send an email.


Aszneeee

one month contract would probably made my whole life much less stressful.


bobbadbilla

Oh no we renewed two academy products who have performed well at the top level


I_always_rated_them

They've renewed 2 players...


Banged_by_bumrah

James and Trev but Mount is also basically done


biglbiglbigl

Do they not deserve? Being promoted from the academy they are probably being paid peanuts with previous contracts compared to bought players same age


Banged_by_bumrah

Where did I say they don't deserve it? James is our best player, Mount (barring his current form) and Chalobah are very good at their job too


pencilman123

Mount deaerves more but definitely not more than james, and certainly not 300k..


TheLittleGinge

Who's that then?


RefanRes

Bit weird to suggest the best RWB in the world and a CB who recently came to the end of a 30 game unbeaten run in the Prem only got their contracts by asking nicely.


BigReeceJames

Hey, that's not true. If you're over the age of 30 you only get a 4+1 year contract on 300k a week!


ObjectiveDeal

If I was Mendy I would look for a stable club . His value is still high and most club need a champion league goalkeeper . With the new owner and the inexperienced manager , Chelsea are not the same. Come on they think they can rely on kepa for a full season.


AnnieIWillKnow

He’s been shit this season, hence being dropped for Kepa. Doubt many CL clubs would be interested right now Name 5 who would want him as a starter?


acwilan

Song


Bruce666123

Save of the tournament so far, epic.


Nightmenace21

What a fucking stop! Credit to Qatar for putting up a fight today.


Zloggt

Will say…Qatar *is* being more aggressive this half! They had some actual chances to score…it’s certainly better than nothing…


FutilityInfielder

Man refuses to get benched again


gh0st_

Mendy is still class. I just wish he could save PKs.


EAF_Gummy_Bear

We need to be allowed to merge our keepers abilities, then we’ll have the best in the world


SwitchingToCivil

Worst PK stopper ever


Dolph_Heckler

He stopped 2 PKs against Egypt and from Salah nontheless iirc


gh0st_

https://www.transfermarkt.com/edouard-mendy/elfmeterstatistik/spieler/442531#/ It wasn't him. You might be thinking of Sane missing two and Salah coaching his keeper. Edit: I was wrong. The stats didn't include shootouts and I forgot about the WC qualifier


Mcool18

What a save


admiralawkward

Hopefully does Mendy well. I think losing his place to Kepa after his injury sapped some of the confidence.


Morethanlikely

This is the type of saves he is great at, though. He struggles at distance shots and generally situations where he has too much time to overthink. It's just that PL teams picked up on that fact and Chelsea's current defense cannot properly protect his weakness like in 2021


yototogblo

That's not true... He just has lapses in his concentration and makes silly mistakes... But his biggest crime is indecision with the ball at his feet. Takes too long and too often, seems confused


MrInopportune

Their keeper has been on fire the last 5 min


fzt

Save of the tournament so far.


Kagariii

Either this or that one Neuer save


Uesugi_Kenshin

SK's goalie stopped quite the rocket from Valverde yesterday as well. Would conclude the Top 3 saves for me (and above all is Japan's save imo)


PantomimeEagle

Valverde hit the post right?


Uesugi_Kenshin

Oh did he? I only saw it once live, might be my eyes were mistaken. ED: Sry you're right, my bad.


PantomimeEagle

No worries, it was a rocket of a shot though.


mehrabrym

Gonda's quadruple saves were pretty good, but I guess individually they may not beat out this one.


doubleABC

What am I missing here? This is an above average save, the attacker shoot in the middle with little power


yototogblo

Lol. I guess you didn't notice his fast reflexes and his right hand having to go out and be strong enough in zero time to push it past the goal


fzt

The attacker went for the header but the ball ended up hitting his leg. I find it impressive that Mendy reacted so quickly from such a close range, considering that it must've been pretty unexpected.


TripperBets

Noppert bottom left full 2 meter stretch takes the cake for me, but I'm biased probably


BusShelter

Not for me, it's good but it's a nice height and not that far away from the body - not that it isn't impressive but most keepers should stop that. There's been quite a few better ones, Neuer for example, Pickford too, and the best imo was Schmeichel's.


joak22

Insane clearance


jaspermrthanos

His body double was in goal last game


SilenoZ_

What a save! What a save! What a save!


Ok_Purchase2096

What a fucking save


TimBurtonSucks

Quality save


fzt

Headed that one with his knee lol


owh06

Save of the tournament imo (So far)


BadCogs

The way people wrote this guy off so quickly is amazing. Was an absolute wall in our CL run and in PL too at that time.


SkepticSlakoth

Edouuuu!


theaficionado

Love it, 0 points 0 goals please


Chruszcz

Kepa-esque


[deleted]

Better


Wildely_Earnest

On r/soccer you're only as good as your last five minutes... Getting whiplash from these 180s


Pokefreaker-san

and people say Qatar is weaker than Costa Rica.


CORPORAL_PISSFINGERS

Great save but what in the shin roller was that attempt. Keeper should have no chance there


MassiveResearch219

Crikey


Aux_God

Mendy redemption arc???


Blacktivate

Great save, but how on earth are you missing that


goodmobileyes

This feels like a completely different Mendy from the Netherlands match


stiofan84

Save of the tournament right there


herkalurk

Game saving that. Qatar played pretty well in an attempt to get back into the game, if not for a little better shooting they would have at least drawn.