The penalties followed 120 minutes of tense, hard-fought and, ultimately, goalless action to separate the two sides, as Liverpool defeated a resilient Chelsea 5-6 on penalties to win their 8th FA Cup title.
Jurgen Klopp’s team repeated their Carabao Cup final victory in February, the decisive moment coming when Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson saved Mason Mount’s spot-kick, leaving Kostas Tsimikas to secure Liverpool’s second trophy of the season.
It was the first penalty shootout in an FA Cup Final for 16 years – when Liverpool beat West Ham in Cardiff – and, though this game finished goalless, it was packed with chances. Kostas Tsimikas scored the winning penalty as Liverpool completed a domestic cup double with a 6-5 shootout victory against Chelsea in the FA Cup Final At Wembley.
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp on FA Cup Final match against Chelsea on Saturday night at Wembley ,he said, “I couldn’t be more proud of my boys, the shift they put in, how hard they fought.” Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel on FA Cup Final match against Liverpool on Saturday night at Wembley ,he said, “Like in the last final, the Carabao Cup, no regrets. I told the team I was proud.