Liverpool and Chelsea both appear insistent. This situation also made the match go on without a goal even though many opportunities were created. Until normal time and extra time or for 120 minutes, the match ended 0-0.
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In the end Liverpool managed to become champions. This result is like repeating the English League Cup final, where Liverpool also beat Chelsea on penalties.
The Reds coach, Jurgen Klopp, thinks that Chelsea actually deserves to win. Especially after the two teams competed tightly in the dramatic FA Cup final match.
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“Extraordinary. This match against Chelsea was great and intense. They deserved to win in the same way as in the League Cup, the gap is so small,” Klopp said.
This success also made the German tactician proud of his players. Especially after they faced a very persistent Chelsea resistance.
“I couldn’t be more proud of the players. The transition they did as well as persistent hard work. We missed chances and overcame Chelsea’s resistance. Then face the penalty shootout,” he said.
Therefore, Klopp also appreciates the hard work shown by Chelsea. He considered both teams to have both displayed good games until the last minute.
“A tense match. I feel sorry for Chelsea. After 120 minutes, they failed to win. It feels very heavy, but I’m happy. Both teams have a monster mentality. Chelsea were outstanding,” said Klopp.