Liverpool stored their hopes of profitable the Quadruple alive with a 6-5 penalty shootout victory over Chelsea within the FA Cup ultimate at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

Cesar Azpilicueta missed and Mason Mount noticed his spot kick saved for Chelsea as Kostas Tsimikas scored the essential penalty.

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The sides, assembly in a second home cup ultimate this season, performed out an entertaining goalless draw over 120 minutes earlier than being selected penalties once more.

Liverpool had been on high within the early levels with Luis Diaz a specific risk. A via-ball from Trent Alexander-Arnold put Diaz via on objective within the eighth minute however Edouard Mendy denied him earlier than Naby Keita put the rebound extensive.

Chelsea responded nicely to Liverpool’s stress with Christian Pulisic going shut on 23 minutes after glorious play between Mount and Reece James on the best wing.

Shortly after, Pulisic’s go gave Marcos Alonso a sight of objective however Alisson was off his line rapidly to disclaim the Chelsea defender.

On 33 minutes Liverpool suffered a blow when Mohamed Salah was pressured off via damage. Diogo Jota got here on in his place and put a superb likelihood simply over moments earlier than half-time.

Chelsea made the quicker begin after the break with Pulisic drawing a save from Alisson and Alonso hanging the crossbar from a free kick however either side toiled and will solely create half-probabilities for a lot of the second interval.

However, Liverpool had a golden likelihood to win the sport when substitute James Milner‘s cross discovered Andy Robertson however he struck the submit from shut-vary.

Liverpool had been dealt one other blow forward of additional-time as Virgil van Dijk went off, seemingly injured, and was changed by Joel Matip.

Neither aspect had been capable of finding a breakthrough within the extra half-hour, which means spot kicks for the second time this season.

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