Watch: Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy denies Rashford with brilliant save


With the world in a chaotic state, qualities such as consistency and reliability are becoming increasingly underrated.

One group of people that do not underrate reliability are Chelsea supporters. Having been subjected to the increasingly erratic form of Kepa Arrizabalaga, expectations were high when the club signed Edouard Mendy this summer.

He didn’t disappoint at Old Trafford. A competent performance, despite almost scoring a spectacular own goal, was capped by a stunning injury-time save to deny the nation’s hero Marcus Rashford from scoring the winner.

Diving at full-length, Mendy was able to parry away Rashford’s effort that seemed destined for the top corner, ensuring the points were shared in a 0-0 draw.

Chelsea fans will be hoping for more of the same from their new custodian.

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