Liverpool has won FA Cup after defeating Chelsea 6-5 in the penalty shoot-out
following a goalless draw after extra time at the Wembley Stadium in London, United
Substitute Kostas Tsimikas tucked home the winning kick after Alisson Becker had
saved from Mason Mount to clinch the cup for Jürgen Klopp’s men.
Victory in the FA Cup final secured Liverpool’s second piece of silverware this season
following their Carabao Cup success – also against Chelsea – in February.
It is the sixth honour of Klopp’s managerial reign and brings up 50 major trophies for
Liverpool’s men’s team in history.
The Reds had previously been FA Cup winners in 1965, 1974, 1986, 1989, 1992, 2001
Liverpool lost Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk to injuries that could rule them out
of their last two Premier League games next week and will spark fears about their
ability to recover in time for the Champions League final.
Liverpool have won both domestic cups in the same season for the first time since
2000-01, with Klopp getting his hands on the famous old trophy for the first time.
For Chelsea, it was a painful third successive FA Cup final defeat after previous losses
to Leicester and Arsenal.