All attention were quickly turned to Mendy’s unbelievable save to Karim Benzema’s header when Chelsea defeated Real Madrid in the Champions League but he actually performed a more difficult and unreal save few minutes before that.
Mendy instinctively denied Karim Benzema’s powerful curling effort from the edge of the box. (What most people refer to R2 shot)
There was lots of bodies in the way but Benzema found a way to curl his shot pass them to hit the target and for Mendy to instinctively expects that shot and stop it despite the amount of bodies on his view was quite unbelievable and unreal.
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