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Liverpool FC star praises the 'world class' Chelsea keeper Edouard Mendy.

Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy (Chelsea FC/YouTube)
Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy (Chelsea FC/YouTube)

Liverpool FC defender was analysing the clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, and he lauded 'world class' Senegalese goalkeeper Mendy.

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold has heaped praise on Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, labelling him 'world class'.

The Reds defender’s comments came after the Blues came from behind to secure a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Sadio Mane broke the deadlock in the 9th minute before Mohamed Salah doubled the lead 15 minutes later.

But Thomas Tuchel’s side didn’t give up and fought hard to get a point from the match, thanks to strikes from Matteo Kovacic and Christian Pulisic.

The man between the sticks for Liverpool was Caoimh Kelleher, who replaced Alisson Becker, and he put in a brilliant display on the day but Alexander-Arnold was also impressed by Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy who made a top class save to prevent Salah from scoring the winner.

'It was an even second half,' Alexander-Arnold told Liverpool's official website. 'They probably had a lot more of the ball than us, especially in our defensive third and in and around our box, but we defended well and didn't give them too many chances.

'When Caoimh was needed he's pulled off two world-class saves in the first and second half and he's stepped into Ali's shoes and done really well today. It's a credit to him, but we defended well and never gave them too many chances and we had the better chances in the second half.

'But when you are up against a world-class team with a world-class goalkeeper he makes world-class saves. So, like I said, I think a point apiece is fair.'

The England international said of Liverpool’s incapability to seal a win after goals from Mane and Salah.

'We started the game well and it was what we set out to do, we had a game plan and we did that first half,' Trent said.

'Probably not everything we set out to do but we scored two quite early goals. Going 2-0 up was obviously what we wanted, and then last five or 10 minutes of the first half we’ve took our foot off the gas and let them back in.

'That first goal, no-one is in the changing room pointing fingers or anything, there’s nothing you can do about them, a world-class strike.

'The second one, there was a couple of mistakes and it could have been prevented but they took their chances and we took ours. At the end of the day it was a fair and even point.’



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