Liverpool stored their hopes of successful 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 had been on prime within the early levels with Luis Diaz a specific menace. A through-ball from Trent Alexander-Arnold put Diaz by way of on purpose within the eighth minute however Edouard Mendy denied him earlier than Naby Keita put the rebound vast.
Chelsea responded effectively to Liverpool’s stress with Christian Pulisic going shut on 23 minutes after glorious play between Mount and Reece James on the proper wing.
Shortly after, Pulisic’s cross gave Marcos Alonso a sight of purpose 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 by way of damage. Diogo Jota got here on in his place and put a great 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 putting the crossbar from a free kick however either side toiled and will solely create half-chances for a lot of the second interval.
Nonetheless, 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.
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Liverpool had 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 had been capable of finding a breakthrough within the further half-hour, which means spot kicks for the second time this season.