đź”´Stats from Liverpool’s FA Cup title win over Chelsea

Liverpool can dream of the quartet after beating Chelsea 6-5 on penalties after the match to win the title on Sunday.

With the Reds still vying for the Premier League and Champions League titles, there is a belief that this has been one of Liverpool’s best groups of recent times, with Jurgen Klopp describing the group as ‘amazing’.

But what are the statistics recorded in their historic victory over Chelsea in the oldest football competition in the world?

  • Liverpool won both domestic cups in England for the first time since 2000-01 when they also won the European Cup that season.
  • Chelsea are now the first team since Newcastle United (1974, 1998 and 1999) to lose three consecutive FA Cup finals after losing in 2019-20 (against Arsenal), 2020-21 (against Leicester), and tonight against Liverpool.
  • Liverpool now has eight FA Cup titles, a record only surpassed by Manchester United with 12 and Arsenal with 14.
  • This is only the third FA Cup Final to reach penalty shootouts, as the team that finished the season higher in that season has won both times (Arsenal vs Manchester United in 2004-05 and Liverpool vs West Ham in 2005-06).
  • Jurgen Klopp became only the second coach to win the European Cup/Champions League, FA Cup, League Cup and Premier League title, all with the same English club, after Sir Alex Ferguson with Manchester United.
  • Mason Mount has now lost five World Cup finals in a row at Wembley: Three Cups (2020, 2021, 2022), Euro 2020 and the 2022 Carabao Cup Final.
  • Chelsea have now lost 10 of their last 16 finals dating back to 2015, with the six victories coming in the League Cup (2015), the FA Cup (2018), the Europa League (2019), the Champions League (2021) and the European Super Cup (2121). and the FIFA Club World Cup (2021).
  • Sadio Mane has now won four penalties in 2022: the Africa Cup of Nations final and World Cup qualifier against Egypt, and the Carabao Cup and Fed Cup final against Chelsea.
  • Alisson Becker and Edward Mendy are now the second and third goalkeepers to keep clean sheets in both the European Cup/Champions League Final and FA Cup Final after Ray Clemens of Liverpool.

Stats Opta, Urbinho and Squawka

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