Chelsea drew 0-0 with Manchester United in the away game. This score is an acceptable result for Chelsea. Although Chelsea did have a slight advantage on the scene, Manchester United had many chances to score goals, but in the end they were defeated by Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy. A stifled, Mendy can be called the MVP of Chelsea in this game.
In the last round of the match, the injured Mendy was absent from the national team. Chelsea was scored three times by Southampton. Mendy returned in the UEFA Champions League in midweek and immediately helped Chelsea get a clean sheet. This round of Manchester United, Mendy is also doing my part to continue the starting.
After the opening, both sides were very cautious. There was basically no chance. Mendy shocked Chelsea fans first. Maybe it was a little nervous. His pass went to his goal, but fortunately, he finally made the baseline. But after the adjustment, Mendy started his own performance. In the 35th minute, Manchester United took a challenge. Mata slashed through the ball to tear apart Chelsea’s defense. Rashford quickly inserted the opportunity to get a single-handed goal. However, pulling Shford’s shot was blocked by Mendy with his leg, and Solskjaer also looked regretful on the sidelines.
Only a few minutes later, Mendy’s test came. This time it was Rashford’s turn to organize the attack. He suddenly moved the ball back in the penalty area. Mata in the arc of the penalty area was unmarked and chose to use Curved kick shot, this time Mendy once again protected the goal, he flew out and saved the ball to the baseline.
Although the two sides accelerated in the second half, the overall rhythm was still slow. Mendy's performance became more stable without any mistakes. In the final moments of the game, Manchester United still had a chance to kill. Ziyech failed to steal in front of his penalty area. The ball rolled to Rashford's feet. Rashford took advantage of the arc to shoot long and the ball hit very suddenly. But this still didn't make it difficult for Mendy, he flew again to save the ball, bringing a zero seal for Chelsea.
In the whole game, Mendy made a total of 4 saves. Except for B Fee’s low-threat long shot, the other 3 times were excellent opportunities for Manchester United, but they were all resolved by Mendy. After the game In Chelsea's official best player vote, Mendy overwhelmed other teammates by an absolute advantage.
This summer, Chelsea selected Mendy as the new goalkeeper, spending 21 million pounds. In the 4 games Mendy has played on behalf of Chelsea, Mendy only lost 1 goal against Tottenham in the League Cup. He became the first Chelsea goalkeeper since Cech to have a clean sheet in his first two league games.
A few days ago, Chelsea announced that Cech had entered the team’s Premier League squad. According to reports, Mendy was the candidate for Cech. Cech had also participated in Chelsea training many times before and helped Mendy. If Mendy can solve the troubles of Chelsea goalkeeper in one fell swoop, the team will have more hope for the new season, and Mendy has made a good start.