FA Cup: Liverpool crowned after thrilling final against Chelsea

Like in the League Cup final in February, Liverpool beat Chelsea in the FA Cup Final at Wembley on Saturday after a penalty shootout (0-0 6 to 5 tabs). The Reds remain in contention for an unbelievable quadruple.

The Reds win at the end of the suspense. Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties (0-0 6 from 5 pens) to win the 8th FA Cup in their history in a thrilling final at Wembley this Saturday. Already League Cup winners and Champions League finalists against the Blues in a similar scenario in February, the Reds can still dream of an incredible quadruple, even if their chances of being England’s champions are slim.

Salah injured 15 days before Champions League final

In a cautious and rhythmic match, Christian Pulisic got on his feet and launched the first banderilla at the start of the match, but missed the target (15th). A big blow for the Reds after a quarter of an hour with the injury of Mohamed Salah (33rd). The Egyptian complaining about the addicts is replaced by Diogo Jota. He must make his fans tremble at the Stade de France against Real Madrid 15 days before the Champions League final.

Impressed by the loss of your striker, the Reds? In any case, Chelsea bounced back without hesitation upon returning from the locker room. Marcos Alonso comes very close to scoring two goals, especially from a free kick that hits the crossbar. Despite the large number of opportunities on each side, such as Andrew Robertson’s point-blank shot at the post (85th), the match, rather dominated by Liverpool, remained inconclusive for a long time. And as in the final of the League Cup, no goals are scored neither in regulation time nor in extra time.

During a ruthless penalty shootout, late entrant Cesar Azpilicueta gets the position. But Edouard Mendy dealt a nasty blow to his Senegalese compatriot Sadio Mane by stopping a penalty. It was ultimately Simikas who took advantage of a missed shot by Diogo Jota to send the Reds into heaven. And Chelsea to hell.

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