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​Chelsea manager Tuchel hails Kepa for penalty shootout performance

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel was delighted with the impact of goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in their Carabao Cup penalty shootout win over Aston Villa.

The Blues had to work hard to get into the fourth round, with the game finishing 1-1 after full time.

Despite making a lot of changes to his side, Tuchel still got a good performance from his team against a spirited Villa outfit.

Asked about his Spanish keeper post-game, Tuchel told the club website: "Kepa is very strong at penalties. He has good experiences in shoot-outs so we focused on that, and tried our best.

"I'm happy the players kept their cool. It's a nice win and I'm happy because it was a tough match, a hard cup fight, and it's a good feeling to win."


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