Frank Lampard has leapt to Kepa Arrizabalaga’s defence after the Spanish goalkeeper’s error led to Chelsea’s 1-0 loss at Newcastle.
After failing to find the net against Manchester United last weekend, Liverpool drew another blank away from home as Merseyside rivals Everton put a further dent in the Reds’ title hopes.
Kepa Arrizabalaga returned in Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Fulham, after being disciplined for his refusal to be substituted in last Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.
Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is convinced the Maurizio Sarri-Kepa Arrizabalaga saga was down to a genuine misunderstanding.
Kepa Arrizabalaga has insisted he did not defy Maurizio Sarri’s decision to substitute him in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final loss to Manchester City.
Rafael Benitez has warned Newcastle they will need brains as well as heart if they are to beat Chelsea on Tyneside for a second successive season.
Kepa Arrizabalaga made his Chelsea debut at Huddersfield, just days after becoming the most expensive goalkeeper in history.