Badiashile sends a message to Chelsea fans regarding his error in fixture against Newcastle
Defender Badiashile Benoit has sent a message to Chelsea fans following his error leading to a goal in the Carabao Cup fixture against Newcastle United.
The French international took to his social media platform today, Wednesday, December 20, 2023, to apologize to the fans for the mistake sighting that such an error will not repeat itself again.
Although Chelsea won the fixture on penalties, Badiashile Benoit's error had led to Callum Wilson scoring a goal for Newcastle United and Chelsea chasing the game for a huge period of time. His apology on social media read, "Dear blues I would like to apologize for my mistake yesterday which fortunately had no consequences, I will work hard to ensure that this does not happen again. see you in the next round Come on blues."
Speaking on Chelsea's victory on the night, club captain, Conor Gallagher in his post-match interview praised the team for their determination to stay in the competition. He said, ‘I’m buzzing. That was a really good performance. We were battling hard to find a goal and thankfully it came right at the end through Misha’s goal and then we were confident we were going to win the penalty shoot-out. I felt we deserved to win the game and obviously everyone is happy. We just had to keep going which we did. We had a lot of the ball, a lot of possession and we just had to keep creating the chances which we did and eventually we got one in. It was really good for us to stay focused and keep going. It was frustrating at times but we got what we deserved in the end. I loved the scenes at full-time. There haven’t been enough of those moments this season and last season, so hopefully there will be many more.’