Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has reached his sixth career final as Chelsea beat Al Hilal by 1-0 to reach the final match of the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup on Wednesday.
The reigning FIFA Best Goalkeeper of the year and Africa Cup of Nations champion was an unused substitute during Wednesday’s match as Kepa Arrizabalaga played the full game.
After helping Senegal to win their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title last Sunday in Yaounde, Mendy could win another silverware on Saturday with Chelsea.
List of finals reached by Mendy :
2019 Africa Cup of Nations final – lost
2021 UEFA Champions League final – won
2021 UEFA Super Cup final – won
2021 FA Cup final – lost
2021 Africa Cup of Nations final – won
2021 FIFA Club World Cup final – to be decided.
Chelsea play the final match of the Club World Cup against Brazilian side Palmeiras on Saturday and Mendy could add another gold medal to his beautiful trophy collections.