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Whatever your thoughts on Kepa Arrizabalaga during his time as a Chelsea goalkeeper, you cannot do anything else but applaud his recent form and attitude. He is playing second fiddle to Edouard Mendy, but whenever he is called upon he has stepped up and never once moaned about not playing.
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He is also VERY good at saving penalties, and in fact, he now has the most penalty saves in Chelsea’s history, according to a stat from ESPN (below).
He has overtaken Petr Cech (6), with 7 penalty saves. That’s pretty remarkable!
Kepa Arrizabalaga now has the most penalty shootout saves in Chelsea history (7) overtaking Petr Cech (6).
Kepa remontada 🧤🇪🇸 pic.twitter.com/EFG3cOxBKG
— ESPN UK (@ESPNUK) September 23, 2021