Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has revealed reason he saved his fellow Senegalese teammate, Sadio Mane’s penalty in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday, May 14.
The Sport Info reports that, Mane thought it has come to the end of the road after his penalty was saved by Mendy in the FA Cup final during shootout, hadn’t been Mane score Liverpool will win the cup on 4-5 but it was missed.
“Of course we know each other, we’re friends and we talk to each other all the time. I thought the left side was not his best side so that’s why I put it there, but he managed to save it.” – Sadio Mane reacts to Mendy’s penalty save in the #FACup final,” he said.
The penalty shootout later be in favour of the Reds after Mason Mount’s penalty was also saved by Allison and Liverpool’s was converted as Jurgen Klopp’s side win on 5-6 to lifted Fa cup trophy.
Jurgen Klopp has defeated Thomas Tuchel twice in the cup final this season after Chelsea lost on penalty shootout at Wembley in two occasions, Carabao Cup and the Emirates Fa cup.