Liverpool have kept alive hopes for an unprecedented series of quadruple victories in football championships this season as Konstantinos Tsimikas beat a sudden death penalty winner to secure victory over Chelsea in the FA final. Cup Saturday.
In scenes similar to the Carabao Cup final at the beginning of the campaign, when the Reds won a penalty shootout, the teams again could not separate in 120 minutes of goalless play that saw countless wasted openings, he said. report to the BBC.
The two teams shared 27 shots during the day, 17 for Liverpool and 10 for Chelsea, and both teams saw efforts to hit the goalposts before a period of extra time played so that penalties felt inevitable.
And when they arrived, the early foul of Cesar Azpilicueta gave the initiative to Liverpool, only because Sadio Mane saw how the potential winner of the match was saved, which caused the Chelsea coach, Thomas Tuchel, to fall on his knees and beat the Wembley turf in celebration.
Mason Mount watched as Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson magnificently saved Chelsea’s second sudden death effort, allowing Tsimikas to move home and provoke wild celebratory scenes in a season that Reds fans will find hard to forget. .