Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has speaks on Chelsea winning the Champions League in May.
The Chelsea No.1 started in goal for the West London side against the Premier League Champion Manchester City in the Champions League final played in Portugal. Thanks to Kai Havertz first-half solo goal which pushed the blues to clinch the European title.
Mendy speaking ahead of Wednesday UEFA Super Cup clash with Villarreal, the 29-years-old Senegal international has delivered his verdict on the 1-0 win over Manchester City
Edouard Mendy in his words said (as quoted by UEFA’s official website) : “The final week of last season, when we knew that the last match would be the Champions League final, there was a lot of discipline, a lot of adrenaline, and a lot of positive pressure,”
“We knew that the Champions League final is something that truly has to be experienced. It might be something you only get to experience once in your life.” He said.
After Chelsea finish top in the group stage, the blues went on to beat Porto, Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid as Thomas Tuchel Journey the team to the final, which was the second all-English Champions League final in three years, after Liverpool Vs Tottenham in 2019.
The Chelsea Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy added “We all kept our eyes on the target. We really wanted to play the final our way, so we did what we had to do to prepare for the match. In the end, above all, we lived up to the occasion.
“For me, the two best bits were, of course, when Kai (Havertz) scored the goal; and then, when the referee blew the final whistle, I saw that everyone was so happy, crying happy tears.
“I saw the staff and the substitutes run onto the pitch, and we knew that we’d done something big. I think it only sunk in a few days later that we’d really managed to win it. Lifting the trophy is a unique experience.”
Chelsea take on Villarreal om Wednesday in the UEFA Super Cup clash where the holder of Champions League play the holder of Europa Cup to stand a chance to represent Europe in the FIFA World Club Cup in December.
The Blues will begin their 2021/2022 Premier League season on Saturday August 14, as they welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge.