Video: Arsenal's Petr Cech explains what it's like to make a howler in a game
Luckily for Petr Cech and each of the teams he's played for, blunders are an incredibly rare feature of the Czech net-minder's game.
The 34-year-old Pilsen native has established a reputation as one of the world's best goalkeepers ever since becoming Chelsea's No.1 aged 22 in 2004 – but even he isn't perfect.
Despite no goalkeeper keeping more clean sheets than Cech in his fine debut campaign at the Emirates Stadium, there were high-profile slip-ups in Arsenal's opening-day defeat to West Ham and end-of-season draw against Crystal Palace. So, how does he deal with those darker moments? After all, there's no hiding place for a goalkeeper.
“In my head, every second of the game it’s 0-0. I don’t feel any different,” Cech told FourFourTwo. “I know I've made a mistake but until the game is over I just go like nothing happened.
“At the end of the game it’s different – all the bad feeling sinks in and you feel like… urgh. But then you need to make sure it doesn’t happen next time.”
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