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And here are the teams! Chelsea and Liverpool! It will be a very brave football fan who could claim to predict what is going to happen today, but we should be set for a real cracker!
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Wembley is full today for the first time since Manchester City beat Watford 6-0 in 2019 in front of over 85,000 fans… the sun is out and football fans are ready for one of the great moments in the football calendar… the sight of the two teams coming out of the tunnel in the summer son of London.
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The referee for today's final is Craig Pawson.
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Liverpool: 1 Alisson, 66 Alexander-Arnold, 5 Konaté, 4 van Dijk, 26 Robertson, 8 Keïta, 14 Henderson, 6 Thiago Alcántara, 11 Salah, 10 Mané, 23 Díaz, Replacements: 7 Milner, 9 Firmino, 12 Gomez, 17 Jones, 20 Jota, 21 Tsimikas, 27 Origi, 32 Matip, 62 Kelleher.
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Chelsea: 16 Mendy, 14 Chalobah, 6 Thiago Silva, 2 Rüdiger, 24 James, 5 Jorginho, 8 Kovacic, 3 Alonso, 19 Mount, 10 Pulisic, 9 Lukaku. Replacements: 1 Arrizabalaga, 7 Kanté, 11 Werner, 12 Loftus-Cheek, 17 Saúl, 18 Barkley, 22 Ziyech, 28 Azpilicueta, 31 Sarr.
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Liverpool's road to Wembley: To get to the semi-final, Liverpool beat Shrewsbury 4-1, Cardiff City 3-1, Norwich 2-1 and Nottingham Forest 1-0. In their semi-final at Wembley, Liverpool shocked Manchester City by going 3-0 up, before City replied with two goals in an exciting finish which saw Liverpool through to the final with a 3-2 win.
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Chelsea's road to Wembley: To get to the semi-final, Chelsea beat Chesterfield 5-1, Plymouth Argyle 2-1, Luton Town 3-2 and Middlesbrough 2-0. In their semi-final at Wembley, Chelsea strode to an easy 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.
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Liverpool have won the FA Cup seven times, but this is the first time they have reached the final since losing 2-1 to Chelsea in 2011/12.
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Chelsea have won the FA Cup eight times and this is the fifth time in six seasons that they have reached the final.
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Liverpool already have one trophy in the bank this season after beating Tuchel’s Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final back in February. Klopp’s side are still in the hunt for an unprecedented quadruple: they are in the Champions League final and are three points behind league-leaders Manchester City in the Premier League. This match is Chelsea's last chance for a trophy this season.
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In head–to-head competition, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has won nine of his 18 meetings with Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel, with six of their clashes ending in a draw. Both have won the UEFA Champions League with the sides they are leading today.
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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 141st FA Cup final, a mighty clash between Chelsea and Liverpool, from the Wembley Stadium in London.
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Kick-off! We are underway here at Wembley Stadium.
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Both sides are trading possession as they relax into the atmosphere of this epic occasion.
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SO CLOSE! Liverpool break into the box with Díaz and his cross floats across the goalmouth where Thiago dives full length but can't get on the end of it.
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The players gather their composure as the medical staff attend to a Chelsea player.
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Another great attack from Liverpool, with a drive to the goal-line and a cut back into the box but Salah can't get on the end of it.
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SO CLOSE! Liverpool are all over Cheslea, with Mendy blocking Díaz's shot on goal and the defence helping to clear before Keïta blasts wide with a shot from outside the box.
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Thiago Silva receives some attention from his medical staff, but he's back on the park but not looking comfortable walking.
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Chelsea with some soft back passes that have Liverpool's strikers are keen to close down.
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Diaz with a shot from inside the box blocked and Alexander-Arnold has a wild swing that doesn't bother anyone in line with the Chelsea goal.
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Liverpool on the attack in the Chelsea box but it's deflected out for a Chelsea corner and a chance to catch their breath.
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Beautiful ball over the defenders for Diaz to run onto, but he's off-sides so the possession goes back to Chelsea.
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Chelsea in the box for the first time, James with a lovely chip in but it strikes Lukaku on the arm accidentally and Liverpool have the free-kick.
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Free-kick as Thiago dives in on Kovacic on the edge of the Liverpool box, but the free-kick is pouched comfortably by Alisson.
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CLOSE! Another good drive into the Chelsea box sees a cross pass harmlessly across the Chelsea goalmouth.
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Mendy out quickly to header away a good ball over the top of the Chelsea defence, lands badly and needs some attention to his foot, but is able to continue.
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Good run from Robertson from the half-way line to the edge of the Chelsea box where his shot flies harmlessly wide.
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SO CLOSE! A great Chelsea attack from their own box sees a cross into the Liverpool box where Pulisic slides a shot past the far post.
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Liverpool with another good ball over the top but the Chelsea defence closes the danger down.
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Some loose passing and control from both sides sees possession change rapidly, but it's Liverpool on the attack again…
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… but the Chelsea defence mop things up and push onto attack and move into the Liverpool box, where Alonso gets his shot in from close to the keeper's six-yard box but Alisson was quick out of the Liverpool goal to block the effort.
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Alisson has had almost three minutes of medical attention after tha clash with Alonso but he's now back on his feet and the game continues.
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Salah is down now needing medical attention, which isn't good news for Liverpool with three big titles still needed to be grabbed. It isn't looking good for Salah, but he's back on his feet… but he's heading to the touchline. DRAMA! Liverpool's talisman Salah is substituted for Jota.
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Chelsea again into the Liverpool box but Pulisic's through ball is blocked by Liverpool.
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Alexander-Arnold has a crack from long range but his effort rebounds off the wall of Chelsea defenders.
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A robust period of play sees the side trade possession before some beautiful Chelsea passing, with Lukaku unable to control a ball over the top to him in a dangerous position in the Liverpool box.
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Another promising Chelsea attack with Lukaku breaks down disappointingly.
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Konaté tries to write himself into the record books but his long-range shot has no effect on the Chelsea goal.
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Chelsea on the attack now with a throw-in but Liverpool close it down and counter.
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HALF-TIME, LIVERPOOL 0-0 CHELSEA. Liverpool started like a house on fire and looked to have Chelsea under pressure, but Chelsea have found their sea legs and are looking arguably the more dangerous side, especially with Salah taken off with a leg injury. This should get tasty in the second half, and let's hope for an early goal to get the sides pushing hard at one another.
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HALF-TIME, LIVERPOOL 0-0 CHELSEA.
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Jorginho with a beautiful ball into the box for Lukaku who gets a good strike in with his left boot but it's over the top.
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CLOSE! Alonso inside the box controls a cross beautifully and then slashes it across the goalposts for a corner.
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Kick-off! We are underway in the second half here at Wembley.
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Heavy pressure from Chelsea leads to a free-kick on the edge of the Liverpool box… Alonso strikes it well and it's off the crossbar!
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Chelsea moving the ball forward positively and Liverpool having to work hard to keep closing them down. Now Mane has Liverpool on their first attack of the half…
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Alexander-Arnold crosses beautifully to the box of the six-yard box but Robertson can't control it and it's out for a goal-kick.
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Diaz slashes a superb shot just past the far post after beating two Chelsea defenders.
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Liverpool free-kick cleared without a problem, Chelsea try a counter-attack but Mount is brought down for the free-kick.
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Alonso with a lovely cross into the Liverpool box but Alisson is out quickly to claim it.
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James with a smart cross into the box causes Liverpool trouble but they clear the danger, and it's followed by another great cross but again Chelsea can't capitalise.
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James with a smart cross into the box causes Liverpool trouble but they clear the danger, and it's followed by another great cross but again Chelsea can't capitalise.
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Nice attack by Liverpool blocked and Chelsea mount a counter-attack but it's out of play for a Liverpool throw-in.
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Lukaku penalised for pulling on a Liverpool jersey, free-kick to Liverpool on the half-way line.
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Great ball into the box from Keïta to Jota who fizzes his shot wide of the far post.
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Nice cross from Liverpool into the corridor of uncertainty and Chelsea header away for a corner.
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Chelsea looking to bring some fresh legs on to try and break get deadlock.
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Liverpool with some excellent pressure around the box, leading to a lovely shot from Keïta that Mendy collects fairly comfortably.
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SUBSTITUTION: Kovacic comes on for Kante.
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Liverpool with pressure on the box and Diaz has a lovely curling effort to clear the bar.
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Chelsea now work it into the Liverpool box but Liverpool clear and we're down to the last 20 minutes normal time.
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Chelsea with another promising move snuffed out and Liverpool counter-attack but Mendy clears the danger powerfully.
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SUBSTITUTION: Keïta is off and in his place we have the experienced playmaker James Milner on for Liverpool.
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Chelsea into the Liverpool box and they have a corner.
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Allison claim the corner and sets Liverpool on the counter, where James goes in hard on a tackle on Silva.
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YELLOW CARD, CHELSEA, JAMES! 0-0.
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Liverpool with a daring break into the Chelsea box but it's closed down and Chelsea counter up to the Liverpool box where they win a throw-in.
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Chelsea with the long ball, Liverpool reclaim possession and push through to the Chelsea box where Diaz hits the post.
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Another Liverpool attack and Milner on the far post where Robertson strikes it on the shin and onto the post.
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Liverpool pushing hard again but Chelsea are on the break…
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… Allison collects a cross in his box and releases his team-mates, who push back upfield where they win a free-kick with three minutes left on the clock.
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Diaz with a good move into the Chelsea box but the attack is closed down again.
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Last minute of normal time and Chelsea are on the attack… but they give away a free-kick.
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FULL-TIME! LIVERPOOL 0-0 CHELSEA 0. After a frantic last 25 minutes we're now set for more drama after the referee blows for full-time… and the teams compose themselves for extra-time.
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Soft free-kick for Liverpool and the cross has Chelsea scrambling but the attack is snuffed out.
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Diaz curls a beautiful shot from the edge of the box but it just curls wide.
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SUBSTITUTION! Liverpool bring Van Dijk off and Matip replaces him.
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Kick-off! We're underway with the first half of extra time in the Wembley FA Cup final. Van Dijk has been replaced by Matip. Do they have the Premier League and Champions League in mind? Save the legs?
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Chelsea with a great run into the Liverpool box and they win the corner.
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Liverpool with a good attack followed by a Chelsea counter… but we're still at 0-0.
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Chelsea pushing forward, win the throw-in… but it's substitution time.
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SUBSTITUTION! Diaz gets the hook and Firmino is on
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Excellent ball across the Liverpool goalmouth but Chelsea can't convert.
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Chelsea not relenting with the pressure but it's out for a goal-kick.
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Some tired legs and minds are showing as both sides make mistakes to gift possession to their opponents.
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Liverpool corner…
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EXTRA-TIME, HALF-TIME. LIVERPOOL 0-0 CHELSEA. The legs are gone, and now it's down to heart to see if someone can win it in the next 15 minutes to avoid the dreaded penalty shoot-out!
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… Mendy punches away, Milner knocks it back into the box and it's headed back by Chelsea, and that's the half-time whistle.
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Kick-off! We're back underway for the second-half of extra-time.
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Arnold goes down in the box and demands a penalty, but the ref wasn't convinced, so play will continue.
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Liverpool pushing forward but Chelsea secure possession and work the ball across the pitch, and then back again.
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Loftus-Cheek breaks into the Liverpool box and chips in a beautiful cross but a Liverpool defender gets in the way.
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Five more minutes to the heartbreak of a penalty shoot-out, but the players and fans deserve to see the net rippling in open play. Liverpool with a free-kick inside the Chelsea half…
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The cross is in good but neither side can capitalise on it and it rolls out for a goal-kick.
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Chelsea trying to be too cute on the ball and they give Liverpool a throw-in, but the danger is cleared.
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SUBSTITUTION! Loftus-Cheek is brought off and Barkley comes on.
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EXTRA-TIME, FULL-TIME. We head to penalties.
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Liverpool push forward but there's no time left in the legs or the whistle… and we head to penalties.
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Chelsea push forward but Liverpool repel the attack yet again.
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Alonso… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 1-0 LIVERPOOL
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Milner… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 1-1 LIVERPOOL
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Azpilicueta… MISSES!!!! He curls it onto the post. Agony! CHELSEA 1-1 LIVERPOOL
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Thiago… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 1-2 LIVERPOOL
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James… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 2-2 LIVERPOOL
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Firmino… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 2-3 LIVERPOOL
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Barkley… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 3-3 LIVERPOOL
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Alexander-Arnold… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 3-4 LIVERPOOL
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Jorginho… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 4-4 LIVERPOOL
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Mane… MISSES!!!! Mendy saves superbly and the match is back alive! What drama! CHELSEA 4-4 LIVERPOOL
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Ziyech… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 5-4 LIVERPOOL
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Jota… SCORES!!!! CHELSEA 5-5 LIVERPOOL
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Mount… MISSES!!!! Superb save by Allison!! CHELSEA 5-5 LIVERPOOL
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Tsimikas… SCORES!!!! Tsimikas gives Mendy no chance, slotting it coolly into the left corner and it's LIVERPOOL who win th 2022 FA Cup CHELSEA 5-6 LIVERPOOL
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… and it's LIVERPOOL who keep alive the very real possibility of a sensational an unprecedented quadruple! Great nerves and composure by Klopp and his players and heart-breaking for Tuchel and his man who have lost two cup finals at Wembley to Liverpool BY penalties. They have also become the first team to lose three FA Cup finals in a row.
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But it's Liverpool's night! Massive congratulations to an incredible side. Well done Liverpool, FA Cup champions 2022!
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FULL-TIME. LIVERPOOL 0 (6) - 0 (5) CHELSEA. What an incredible night, what a dramatic match and heart-stopping penalty shoot-out. Thank you for enjoying the action with us, and enjoy your evening!
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Squad
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Rüdiger Ant...
Alonso Marcos
Jorginho Jorge
Silva Thiago
Kovačić Mateo
Lukaku Romelu
Mate Pulisi...
Chalobah Tr...
Mendy Edouard
Mount Mason
James Reece
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Becker Alisson
van Dijk Vi...
Konate Ibra...
Alcantara T...
Keïta Naby ...
Mane Sadio
Salah Mohamed
Henderson J...
Diaz Luis
Robertson A...
Alexander-A...
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Reserves
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Kanté N'Golo
Azpilicueta...
Barkley Ross
Loftus-Chee...
Ñíguez Escl...
Ziyech Hakim
Werner Timo
Arrizabalag...
Sarr Malang
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Firmino Rob...
Matip Joel
Milner James
Origi Divock
Jota Diogo
Gomez Joseph
Tsimikas Ko...
Kelleher Ca...
Jones Curtis