Tuesday 6 December 2016

'It's Wojciech Szczesny in a hat' - Petr Cech lambasted on Twitter after howlers

Published 09/08/2015 | 15:02

Petr Cech of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium
Petr Cech of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium

Petr Cech may have enjoyed a fine pre-season with Arsenal, but his Premier League debut did not start in the same invincible fashion.

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Cheikhou Kouyate put West Ham in front with a header after Cech came charging out of his goal and totally missed the ball. While defenders Per Mertesacker and Nacho Monreal were at fault positionally, Cech should have done better when trying to get near the ball.

At half-time, Sky pundit Jamie Carragher said: "Cechs got to do better. You can't come flying out like that."

Things went from bad to worse for the former Chelsea man as he was caught out by Mauro Zarate's speculative effort from distance at the hour-mark.

Here is some of the best reaction to the goal:







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