Liverpool stored their hopes of profitable the Quadruple alive with a 6-5 penalty shootout victory over Chelsea within the FA Cup last 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 perimeters, assembly in a second home cup last this season, performed out an entertaining goalless draw over 120 minutes earlier than being selected penalties once more.
Liverpool have been on high within the early levels with Luis Diaz a specific menace. A through-ball from Trent Alexander-Arnold put Diaz by on aim 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 appropriate wing.
Shortly after, Pulisic’s move gave Marcos Alonso a sight of aim however Alisson was off his line rapidly to disclaim the Chelsea defender.
On 33 minutes Liverpool suffered a blow when Mohamed Salah was compelled off by damage. Diogo Jota got here on in his place and put a very good likelihood simply over moments earlier than half-time.
Chelsea made the sooner begin after the break with Pulisic drawing a save from Alisson and Alonso placing the crossbar from a free kick however either side toiled and will solely create half-chances for a lot of the second interval.
Nevertheless, Liverpool had a golden likelihood to win the sport when substitute James Milner’s cross discovered Andy Robertson however he struck the put up from close-range.
Liverpool have been dealt one other blow forward of extra-time as Virgil van Dijk went off, seemingly injured, and was changed by Joel Matip.
Neither facet have been capable of finding a breakthrough within the further half-hour, which means spot kicks for the second time this season.