Liverpool win the FA Cup on penalties

For kicks from the penalty spot, Liverpool surpassed Chelsea for 6 to 5 ylHe won the FA Cup in England, his second title of the season. The match was played at Wembley Stadium in London and had ended 0-0 after ninety minutes and extra time.

In the first section of the definition from eleven meters, they equaled 4 to 4 after a shot by Azpilicueta hit the post for Chelsea and Mendy, the London team’s goalkeeper, saved Mané’s shot.

In the one-on-one series, after the conversions of Ziyech for Chelsea and Diogo Jota for Liverpool, Liverpool goalkeeper Allison stopped Mount’s execution and the Greek Tsimikas scored the final goal in favor of the German Jürgen Klopp’s team in which the Egyptian Mo Salah was injured in the first half and was in doubt for the resolution of the Premier League and the grand final of the Champions League against Real Madrid in Paris.

During the course of the game, with their characteristic direct play, Liverpool could have opened the scoring, but ineffective finishing and saves by Chelsea’s Senegalese goalkeeper Edouard Mendy prevented them from doing so.

Then, the Londoners recovered and matched the development of the match. With situations by the American Christian Pulisic and the Spaniard Marcos Alonso they could have put themselves ahead of Liverpool, which felt the loss of Salah, who was injured with just over fifteen minutes remaining at halftime.

In the second half, Chelsea was the dominator: they had three unbeatable situations to get ahead of the result, but they did not take advantage of them. Liverpool had concrete chances to win the title, including two shots in the sticks by Colombian Luis Díaz and Scottish Robertsonbut the marker did not open.

Throughout the 30 minutes of extra time, in which Virgil van Dijk was not present, who left before it started, not much happened and they went to a penalty shootout, in which Liverpool finally won 6-5. Now he has the titles he most covets ahead of him: the Premier League that he will define hand in hand with Manchester City and the Champions League that he will decide against Real Madrid in two weeks in Paris.


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