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Liverpool win FA Cup with penalty against Chelsea

Liverpool won the penalty shootout 6-5 in the British FA Cup Final on Saturday after Wembley’s showpiece finished 0-0 at the end of overtime.

After Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta hit the post and Alison saved Mason Mount’s efforts, substitute Konstantinos Tsimikas penalized the victory.

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy was on his side when he saved Sadio Mané’s penalty, but it didn’t help because Liverpool won the trophy for the first time since 2006.

This is a carbon copy of the League Cup final in February, and Liverpool won the match 11-10 with a penalty after the match also ended goalless.

Saturday’s victory means Liverpool will continue the course to win an unprecedented quadruple trophy.

They are three points behind Manchester City in the Premier League race and will have two matches to face Real Madrid in the Champions League final on May 28th.

“I’m really proud of my boys,” Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp told the BBC. “Chelsea were great, but in the end there was only one winner and we were today.”

For Chelsea, it meant an unwelcome record of being the first team to lose the FA Cup Final three times in a row after losing to Arsenal and Leicester City last year in 2020.

Liverpool did their best in the first half of the pulsation in a fateful and missed chance match, and after Luis Diaz approached several times, Chelsea returned in the second half and Marcos Alonso rattled the crossbar. rice field.

Klopp’s Liverpool enjoyed greater ownership and took the lead in 90 minutes. Diaz and Andrew Robertson both hit the post in the last 10 minutes, and indomitable Diaz whistled a wide shot just in the 90th minute.

Overtime was wasted due to tired legs on warm days, but both teams won a comfortable protected corner.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was handed a cup by Prince William, and although the end of Chelsea was almost empty, Liverpool fans roared.

https://cyprus-mail.com/2022/05/14/liverpool-win-fa-cup-on-penalties-against-chelsea/ Liverpool win FA Cup with penalty against Chelsea

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