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“It was good”: Alisson Becker makes Edouard Mendy admission following FA Cup win

"It was good": Alisson Becker makes Edouard Mendy admission following FA Cup win

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Liverpool faced Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 14, where the Reds won the FA Cup trophy.

The sides played goalless draw and the winner was decided through a penalty shootout, just like in the Carabao Cup final in February.

Jurgen Klopp’s side could have ended the game on the fifth penalty, but Sadio Mane’s shot was saved by Edouard Mendy.

After saving Mason Mount’s kick, the Brazilian goalkeeper gave Tsimikas the chance to score the winning shot.

Speaking via Liverpool Echo post-match, the 29-year-old heaped a praise on the Blues’s keeper:

“Me and Mendy did amazing saves.

 

“I couldn’t do the saves without the help of the team. We worked well defensively even if they had chances. They tried to block the shots and it makes it easier for me and I’m glad for that.

 

“It was good. I think all of the goalkeeper coaches helped me with the decisions and then I am there. They are all fantastic players, but we deserved the win and I only did that save because we deserved it. That’s part of the mentality monsters as well, going to extra time and keeping the performance level high. It gives us even more confidence for the Premier League and the Champions League final.”

 

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