There is something about this Liverpool team.

For all their qualities -- the intense pressing, the defensive solidity, the whirlwind attacks -- perhaps their finest is a sense of drama on occasions such as these.

Just as in the League Cup final earlier this year at Wembley, Jurgen Klopp's men needed penalties to see off Chelsea and lift some silverware at the same stadium.

As improbable as it is that the Reds will become the first English team to win all three domestic competitions and the European Cup, the quadruple is still possible thanks to this FA Cup win.

Two trophies in the cabinet this season, room being kept for two more. It is why Liverpool fans are still dreaming. History could still be made.

Just as in the League Cup final, a scoreless 120 minutes belied the quality of the match. Chances were created, goal posts were rattled, but perhaps it was fitting that on the 150th anniversary of football's oldest cup competition the final was decided in the most theatrical of ways as Liverpool edged Chelsea on penalties.

More to follow...

The-CNN-Wire

™ & © 2022 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.

You must be logged in to react.
Click any reaction to login.
0
0
0
0
0

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.