Wembley, UK, February 27, 2022 (AFP) – Liverpool won the league trophy at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, beating Chelsea 1-0 on penalties after a 0-0 draw 120 minutes later.
Only Spanish goalkeeper Keba Aricabalka missed his kick, kicking heavily in the electric fight on penalties (11 to 10).
Both teams had several chances to score, but the Basque goalkeeper, who came to a decision on penalties, wasted the 22nd leg of the series, replacing Senegal’s Edward Mendy.
“I’m glad people are celebrating something like this in these dark times. Chelsea are incredibly strong. We should be lucky,” Globe said excitedly at the end of the fight. During the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Chelsea captain Caesar Asbiliguda and Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson brought flowers to the field in the yellow and blue colors of the country’s flag.
– Unity with Ukraine – The day before, Chelsea’s owner, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, announced that he was handing over the “management and management” of the Premier League club to the club’s trustees.
Both teams got into a heated fight as they got a chance in the first half. Anyone can open the score. Senegal’s Sadio Mane had a clear chance to kick Mendy’s goal (28), but the goalkeeper was able to get up a little to divert the ball to a corner after saving another shot.
The players, led by Liverpool’s German manager Jர்கrgen Klopp, dominated possession, but the ‘Blues’ were endangered by their vertical play. The best chance was missed inside the Mason Mount area (44) where he received a pass from Germany’s Kay Howard.
The second half did not disappoint the fans of either team. Mt. The footage shows his German coach Thomas Tuchel repeatedly hitting the ground with his right hand in disgust.
Then, striker Mohamed Salah had another chance, with a serious error with his legs in Mendy’s dismissal (63), but the Egyptian kicked too much and the ball ended up becoming white.
A few minutes later, in a detailed game after a free kick, Liverpool dreamed of victory. Alexander Arnold passed a ball, Mane hit a header in the second post, and German Joel Mattip (65) went header.
But the VAR goal was not allowed due to a mistake made by the Dutch player Virgil van Dijk against the Chelsea defender. The move was highly controversial and the referee had to check it on the monitor.
– Luis Diaz’s excellent play – In extra time, the ‘Reds’ imposed the rhythm of their game, but if Lukaku had not blocked his hand a few millimeters (98) he could have lifted the assistant and scored the first goal. Flag.
Colombian Luis Diaz left the field shortly before half-time and Klopp hugged him as a reward for his excellent play forward.
Goalkeeper Keba replaced Mendy, who showed excellent play in the penalty shootout in the final minutes.
After 21 free-kicks, Keba kicked hard on the crossbar and sent the ball to the stands, starting the celebration for Liverpool fans and Jurgen Klopp players.
“Keba trains with us every day and the players know how good he is at that aspect. He plays a key role in forming our penalties. He’s hard to miss, but we did not criticize him,” Tuchel said.
“We have to accept the quality of the opponent who has the most dangerous attack in Europe at the moment,” the German coach concluded.
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