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Match of the weekend: Chelsea - Liverpool

By cy.Reporter, 14 May, 2022

Chelsea-Liverpool, FA Cup final, stadium: "Wembley", Saturday 14 May 18:45, cytavision4


Chelsea and Liverpool face each other in the final of Wembley claiming the English Cup. For its part, Liverpool wants to win the title of English cup winner and continue with the Champions League cup, while for its part, Chelsea wants to win the title, in order to "sweeten" a not so easy year.


Chelsea

Chelsea wants to celebrate the conquest of the English Cup. Thomas Tuchel's team has the opportunity to celebrate the trophy against one of the most formed teams in Europe. In the last match in the Premier League, Leeds prevailed away from home 3-0, starring Mount, while in the institution of the cup, it counts five consecutive victories.


Liverpool

Focus on the institution of the cup for Liverpool. Jürgen Klopp's team is focusing on the match against Chelsea at Wembley, in order to celebrate its title in the oldest football institution in the world. The "Reds" may have seen Manchester City detached by three points and now find it difficult to win the Premier League, however, they want to win the title, before the Champions League final. In terms of matches, apart from Saturday's match, it will be the midfielder Fambino who left the match against Aston Villa injured.


Plus and minus

Chelsea

+ She has created an excellent tradition in the institution of the cup, having five victories in her last five games.

- Has conceded four goals in its last five games in all competitions


Liverpool

+ Is unbeaten in 15 matches in all competitions and comes from five consecutive wins in the FA Cup

-He has seen her home violated in her last three matches


TEAM FORM

Chelsea

N-I-H-I-N

In its last five matches it has two wins, two draws and one defeat


Liverpool

N-I-N-N-N

In the last five matches he has four wins and one draw


MATCH STATISTICS

  • Less than 2.5 goals have been scored in three of Chelsea's last five games

  • Both teams have scored in two of Chelsea's five matches

  • Less than 2.5 goals have been scored in three of Liverpool's five games.

  • In the last five matches, both Liverpool and Chelsea only count victories in the institution of the cup.


PREHISTORY

In 181 games Chelsea have 61 wins, 43 games have drawn and 77 times celebrated the victory Liverpool


The second final this year

The two teams will face each other for the second time this season in a tournament final. The last time was on February 27 for the English League Cup final. The two opponents came to a draw in the normal duration of the match without anyone being able to score, as a result of which they were led to the penalty shootout where with a score of 11-10 the victory and the conquest of the trophy was celebrated by Liverpool.


May, the month of titles

Liverpool may be doing great all season and being within all its goals, however, the next two weeks will be crucial for the titles that will judge its course this year. The beginning will be on Saturday with the final of the English Cup, then there are the two games left for the Premier League championship where they will judge the title and at the end comes the grand final of the Champions League with Real Madrid where they will judge the European champion for this season.


Chelsea: 3-4-2-1: Medi, Athpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Loftus Chick, Zorginio, James, Alonso, Mount, Havertz, Lukaku

Liverpool: 4-3-3: Allison, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dyke, Conate, Robertson, Henderson, Keita, Thiago Alcantara, Salah, Diaz, Mane

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