Liverpool beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties to win the FA Cup | Football News – Times of India


LONDON: Liverpool gained an absorbing English FA Cup remaining on Saturday as they prevailed 6-5 in a penalty shootout after the Wembley showpiece in some way ended 0-0 after further time.
Substitute Kostas Tsimikas slotted the successful penalty after Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta‘s had hit the put up and Alisson had saved Mason Mount’s effort.
As it happened: Chelsea vs Liverpool
Chelsea keeper Edouard Mendy had saved his aspect alive when he saved Sadio Mane’s penalty however it proved to no avail as Liverpool gained the trophy for the primary time since 2006.
It was a carbon copy of the League Cup remaining in February, which Liverpool gained 11-10 on penalties after that sport additionally completed goalless.

Saturday’s win means Liverpool stay on target for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies.
They’re three factors behind Manchester City within the Premier League race with two video games to go and meet Actual Madrid within the Champions League remaining on Might 28.
“I am actually happy with my boys,” Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp informed the BBC. “Chelsea had been excellent however ultimately there can solely be one winner and at the moment it was us.”

For Chelsea it meant an unwelcome file of turning into the primary aspect to lose three FA Cup finals in a row, after shedding to Arsenal in 2020 and Leicester Metropolis final yr.
In a match of fluctuating fortunes and baggage of missed possibilities, Liverpool had the very best of a pulsating first half with Luis Diaz shut a number of occasions, earlier than Chelsea got here again within the second, with Marcos Alonso rattling the crossbar.
Klopp’s Liverpool loved the larger possession and completed the 90 minutes on high, Diaz and Andrew Robertson each hitting the put up within the remaining 10 minutes and the indefatigable Diaz whistling a shot simply vast within the ninetieth.

Drained legs on a heat day contributed to a scrappy further time interval, although either side earned corners that had been comfortably defended.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was handed the Cup by Prince William to roars from the Liverpool followers whereas the Chelsea finish was largely empty.


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