Liverpool: the Reds win the FA Cup on penalties, the summary of the match

CHELSEA-LIVERPOOL. New title for Jürgen Klopp’s men. After the Carabao Cup, Liverpool again beat Chelsea in the final at Wembley. Silent during regulation time and overtime, Blues and Reds once again had to decide on penalties. As last February, Liverpool won in this exercise and this time won the FA Cup. Summary of the game.

20:56 – The summary of the match

Bis repeated. This Saturday, May 14, Chelsea and Liverpool met at Wembley in the FA Cup final. Only a few months after having played in the League Cup final, Blues and Reds once again crossed swords in this legendary lair of English football. Once again the show was there. From the start of the meeting, the two teams went blow for blow. Intensity, technical quality, commitment, all the ingredients were there for this superb final. Anything but goals. After touching the uprights several times, the two teams failed to decide in regulation time. Same lack of success in overtime. Like last February 27, this final was therefore played on penalties. And as in the League Cup final, it was the Reds who won (6-5). Mané had the winning ball between his feet after Azpilicueta’s missed shot on goal but Mendy kept the suspense going. After Alisson stopped on Mount’s attempt, it was ultimately Tsimikas who offered the 8th FA Cup in its history to Liverpool (final score 6-5).

20:53 – Tsimikas’ shot on goal

Entered during the game, Tsimikas had the outcome of the meeting at the end of the crampons after the stoppage of Alisson on the shot on goal from Mount. The Reds player did not shake and offered the FA Cup to Liverpool.

20:49 – The 8th FA Red Cup

Jürgen Klopp wins his first FA Cup after lifting the League Cup last February. By winning at Wembley against the Blues, Liverpool won the 8th FA Cup in its history. The trophy cabinet grows bigger for the Reds as they still have a Champions League final and a thrilling end to the league against Manchester City. Liverpool on the way to the quadruple?

20:37 – Liverpool win the FA Cup

It’s over ! After a goalless draw at the end of extra time, Liverpool won the penalty shootout and won the FA Cup against Chelsea. Second title for the Reds after the Carabao Cup.

20:37 – Tsimikas converts his shot on goal! (5-6)

The Greek does not tremble after Alisson’s stoppage. Perfect counter foot to deceive Mendy. End of the penalty shootout. Victory for the Reds.

20:35 – Mount rate son tir au but ! (5-5)

The English midfielder misses his shot on goal against Alisson, stopping the Liverpool goalkeeper.

20:34 – Jota converts his shot on goal (5-5)

The Portuguese striker converts his shot on goal against Mendy. Perfect counter-foot for the Liverpool player and skylight.

20:33 – Ziyech transforms his shot on goal (5-4)

The Moroccan striker converts his shot on goal against Alisson who touches the ball but can’t do anything. Ziyech’s Power Strike.

20:33 – Shot on goal missed by Mané! (4-4)

Mendy stops Mané’s shot on goal. The penalty shootout continues! What a story.

20:30 – Jorginho transforms son penalty (4-4)

The Italian midfielder transforms his shot on goal against Alisson. Perfect counter-foot for the Chelsea player.

20:29 – Alexander-Arnold converts his shot on goal (3-4)

The English side transforms his shot on goal against Mendy. Perfect counter-foot for the Liverpool player.

20:29 – Barkley converts his shot on goal (3-3)

The English side transforms his shot on goal against Alisson. Unstoppable powerful strike for the Chelsea player.

20:28 – Firmino transforme son penalty (2-3)

The Brazilian striker converts his shot on goal against Mendy who touched the ball without being able to deflect it.

20:27 – James tranforme son penalty

The English international converts his shot on goal against Alisson. Powerful shot to the center of the cage. The Reds goalkeeper can’t do anything.

20:26 – Alcantara converts his shot on goal (1-2)

The Spanish midfielder transforms his shot on goal against Mendy. Perfect counter-foot for the Liverpool player.

20:25 – The Azpilicueta post! (1-1)

First failure in this session. The shot from the Spanish defender crashes into Alisson’s left post.

20:24 – Milner converts his shot on goal (1-1)

The defender converts his shot on goal against Mendy. The Blues keeper touched the ball but couldn’t deflect Milner’s shot.

20:23 – Alonso scores his shot on goal (1-0)

The Spanish side transforms his shot on goal against Alisson. Perfect counter-foot for the Chelsea player.

20:21 – The final will be played on penalties

As in the Carabao Cup final, Chelsea and Liverpool failed to decide. This FA Cup final will be played on penalties.

20:17 – End of extra time

It’s over ! A goalless draw in this FA Cup final after extra time. The two teams will decide on penalties.

20:15 – Change for Chelsea

Last change for the Blues. Silva finally stay on the field, Loftus-Cheek entered during the game was injured. He is replaced by Barkley.

20:13 – Silva victim of cramps

The central defender of Chelsea remains on the ground. The Brazilian is suffering from cramps and should give way quickly.

20:11 – Liverpool turn the ball around in their own half

Thomas Tuchel’s men offer themselves a completely sterile possession phase. Passive pressure from the Blues. Complicated end to the match for the two formations which are heading towards a new penalty shootout.

20:10 – Intensity drop

The intensity dropped a notch in this second period of extra time. The two formations have heavy legs and accuse the blow. Not much to report for a few minutes.

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