Liverpool beat Chelsea at Wembley to win the Carabao Cup in an epic encounter

Liverpool beat Chelsea at Wembley to win the Carabao Cup in an epic encounter

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,27TH FEB,2022-WE had waited two years for this, an English cup final with Wembley absolutely packed.

And the 85,000 fans lucky enough to get a ticket witnessed probably the greatest 0-0 draw there has ever been.

Liverpool beat Chelsea at Wembley to win the Carabao Cup in an epic encounter

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Liverpool beat Chelsea at Wembley to win the Carabao Cup in an epic encounterCredit: Reuters

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga missed the deciding spot-kick in the shootout

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Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga missed the deciding spot-kick in the shootoutCredit: AFP

Liverpool emerged victorious following a mammoth shootout as they won 11-10 after the match ended goalless

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Liverpool emerged victorious following a mammoth shootout as they won 11-10 after the match ended goallessCredit: AFP

Certainly in a Cup final.

And then we had a truly classic finish with one of the greatest penalty shoots-out the new stadium has seen.

And in the end, Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, the penalty king introduced to save the day, hit a terrible penalty to hand Liverpool their first domestic Cup for 10 years.

It was breathless stuff.

James Milner, Fabinho, Virgil van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mo Salah, Diogo Jota, Divock Origi, Andy Robertson, Harvey Elliott and Ibrahimia Konate all scored past Kepa, only got his hand to one.

Chelsea had Marcos Alonso, Romelu Lukaku, Kai Havertz, Reece James, Jorginho, Toni Rudiger, N’Golo Kante, Timo Werner and Thiago Silva and Trevoh Chalobah scored for Chelsea.

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