Substitute Kostas Tsimikas slotted the winning penalty soon after Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta’s had hit the post and Alisson had saved Mason Mount’s exertion.
As it transpired: Chelsea vs Liverpool
Chelsea keeper Edouard Mendy had stored his aspect alive when he saved Sadio Mane’s penalty but it proved to no avail as Liverpool gained the trophy for the to start with time considering that 2006.
It was a carbon duplicate of the League Cup ultimate in February, which Liverpool received 11-10 on penalties after that activity also concluded goalless.
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Saturday’s acquire usually means Liverpool continue being on course for an unparalleled quadruple of trophies.
They are a few factors behind Manchester Metropolis in the Premier League race with two game titles to go and meet up with Real Madrid in the Champions League closing on Could 28.
“I am seriously proud of my boys,” Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp told the BBC. “Chelsea ended up remarkable but in the conclude there can only be 1 winner and currently it was us.”
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For Chelsea it intended an unwelcome file of becoming the first aspect to shed 3 FA Cup finals in a row, soon after losing to Arsenal in 2020 and Leicester City past calendar year.
In a match of fluctuating fortunes and luggage of skipped probabilities, Liverpool had the finest of a pulsating to start with 50 percent with Luis Diaz shut various times, before Chelsea came back in the next, with Marcos Alonso rattling the crossbar.
Klopp’s Liverpool enjoyed the greater possession and finished the 90 minutes on best, Diaz and Andrew Robertson each hitting the post in the remaining 10 minutes and the indefatigable Diaz whistling a shot just wide in the 90th.
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Tired legs on a warm day contributed to a scrappy added time period, nevertheless the two sides acquired corners that have been easily defended.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was handed the Cup by Prince William to roars from the Liverpool enthusiasts while the Chelsea conclusion was mainly vacant.