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Chelsea’s Mendy next to Navas in Champions League ranks

The Senegal international’s clean sheet record was close to the feat achieved by the Costa Rican during his spell at Real Madrid

Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy is the second goalkeeper to earn 10 Uefa Champions League clean sheet in fewer appearances.

The Senegal international put up an incredible performance on Tuesday night as the Blues recorded a 1-0 win over FC Zenit Saint Petersburg at Stamford Bridge.

With the game looking destined for a goalless draw, Belgium international Romelu Lukaku scored the decisive goal in the 69th minute thanks to an assist from Cesar Azpilicueta.

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Mendy - ably protected by Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen and Antonio Ruediger - rose to the handful of testing opportunities created by the Blue-White-Sky Blues.