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Former Manchester United custodian and Danish legend Peter Schmeichel has said that Petr Cech, Chelsea's Czech goalkeeper, is one of the best in the business, and although Chelsea scored four times against FC Nordsjaelland, Cech certainly had the moment of the match for a brilliant save from a Joshua John effort in the second half.
Cech's save was vital as it kept Chelsea ahead by a goal, and it was just minutes before the David Luiz goal which started the late Chelsea onslaught. If Cech had allowed a goal, the scoreline could have been vastly different, and according to Schmeichel, Cech has again proved his critics wrong. "The save is unbelievable and it comes at the crucial time of the game when it looks like Nor are coming into the game again, and it is just an unbelievable save," Schmeichel told Sky Sports. "That changed the game because Chelsea went up the other end and scored the second goal. Had that gone into make it 1-1 it would have been a completely different game."
"I also think that his general play in the Premier League is of the highest standard. I think he is one of the best goalkeepers we have in the Premier League. I know he had a few mishaps back in the World Cup and he has been reminded about that to say that he is not as good as he was, but I totally disagree."
The former United man also added that Cech was a vital part of the Chelsea squad that won the European title last season, and Chelsea would not have won but for him.
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