Cech was happy the Galatasaray striker was denied a goal in the 1-1 draw for the first-leg of their Champions League tie.
"It's been a very long time since we played against each other in the French league," Cech recalled.
"For eight years he was on my side and then suddenly you have to make sure he doesn't score. That's always a difficult task but we didn't allow him to have any chances and we defended well."
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