TalkSPORT pundit Tony Cascarino has claimed that Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga will be disappointed with his part in the late Manchester United goal at the weekend.
The Blues were pegged back late by Casemiro’s header, after taking the lead in the tense affair with just a few minutes to play.
In what had been somewhat of a tactical warfare, it looked like Graham Potter was about to secure a huge win thanks to a Jorginho penalty.
However, he was forced to settle for a second consecutive draw in the league, eventually losing their place in the top four to high-flying Newcastle United.
Cascarino has claimed that Kepa, who has been in such fine form over the past few weeks, will be disappointed he couldn’t do more to deny the Brazilian.
Kepa to be disappointed
He said: “The goal was a hard one to swallow because Kepa’s played really well. I’m not sure he covers himself in glory with the goal from Casemiro.
“He was flat footed. It wasn’t going at a great height when he scored. It was a good header but I thought Kepa could’ve done better. He’ll be really disappointed because they’re quite capable of keeping a clean sheet very comfortably.”
The 28-year-old has made himself the number one at the club since Graham Potter came in. He has played in every single game since the managerial change.
The late goal saw his run of clean sheets come to an end, while also bringing questions about his ability to keep Edouard Mendy out of the starting line-up.
With fixtures still stacking up before the season breaks for the World Cup, it is likely Mendy is given a chance to impress the new manager, with him hoping to not have to say goodbye to his time as a starter in West London.