Jamie Redknapp slams Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel for replacing Mendy with Kepa against Liverpool – What We Know!

Jamie Redknapp was unimpressed by Chelsea subbing Edouard Mendy for Kepa for penalties

‘It’s a case of being too intelligent in your personal good’: Thomas Tuchel SLAMMED by Jamie Redknapp for bringing on Kepa for Carabao Cup closing penalty shootout… just for the Spaniard to fail to make a save and miss the one spot-kick

  • Kepa changed Edouard Mendy moments earlier than the Carabao Cup shoot-out
  • The Spain stopper failed to avoid wasting one spot-kick after which missed his personal
  • Thomas Tuchel stated he had no regrets over his choice regardless of the defeat 

Jamie Redknapp stated Thomas Tuchel was ‘too intelligent for his personal good’ after his choice to exchange in-form Edouard Mendy with Kepa Arrizabalaga for the Carabao Cup closing penalty shoot-out dramatically backfired.

Kepa failed to avoid wasting one penalty earlier than having to take a spot-kick himself, which he blazed over handy Jurgen Klopp’s males victory at Wembley.

Redknapp was left unimpressed as Tuchel’s makes an attempt at thoughts video games price his aspect silverware. Mendy had appeared in impressed type throughout 90 minutes and extra-time because the scores completed goalless earlier than going to penalties.

Jamie Redknapp was unimpressed by Chelsea subbing Edouard Mendy for Kepa for penalties

Kepa failed to save one spot-kick before missing his own to hand Liverpool cup glory

Kepa failed to avoid wasting one spot-kick earlier than lacking his personal handy Liverpool cup glory

Redknapp said Kepa isn't good enough for Chelsea to have depended on him that much

Redknapp stated Kepa isn’t adequate for Chelsea to have trusted him that a lot

‘I feel its a case of being too intelligent in your personal good. Tuchel made the choice to carry him in for penalties, as a result of he thinks he’s higher at saving penalties,’ Redknapp stated on Sky Sports activities. 

‘I feel he’s complicating it. Mendy is an even bigger goalkeeper. How will you say they wouldn’t win it with Mendy in aim?

‘I feel it’s nonsense and it proved nonsense once more in the present day. He didn’t get close to a penalty. Not even shut.

‘All of us agree anybody can miss a penalty however it simply doesn’t make sense to me. He’s not a adequate goalkeeper to place all of your eggs in that basket.

‘I hope it places to mattress the concept of bringing on goalkeepers on for shoot-outs. Mendy’s one of many world’s greatest goalkeepers, and then you definately carry on Kepa as an alternative, ridiculous.

‘I didn’t like his behaviour when the penalties have been being taken, after which he took one of many worst penalties you’ll ever see. I don’t perceive why you’d do it.’  

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said he had no regrets over his late substitution at Wembley

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel stated he had no regrets over his late substitution at Wembley

Edouard Mendy had been outstanding in goal for Chelsea but Tuchel still took him off

Edouard Mendy had been excellent in aim for Chelsea however Tuchel nonetheless took him off

Tuchel, for his half, stated he didn’t remorse making the swap. 

‘Soccer could be a good sport and it was a superb sport, no worries and no regrets,’ the Chelsea boss stated.

‘We did it earlier than with Kepa, he’s barely higher in penalty saving and that’s the reason I made the choice. It’s uncommon all 11 gamers must shoot, he took it a bit too fast. 

‘Generally these items can flip in opposition to you however you make them once they must be made, not after when folks can choose you.’

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