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Mac Allister won his first title in Liverpool: an agonizing header embittered Enzo Fernández's Chelsea in the English League Cup

2024-02-25T18:03:32.848Z

Highlights: Mac Allister won his first title in Liverpool: an agonizing header embittered Enzo Fernández's Chelsea in the English League Cup. Van Dijk, who had an unusual goal disallowed in regular time, gave Jurgen Klopp's team a 1-0 victory at Wembley. Mauricio Pochettino and the world champion midfielder suffered another blow with the Blues in an unstable season. This Sunday, Wembley is the scene of a "special" League Cup final for Alexis Mac Allister's Liverpool.


Van Dijk, who had an unusual goal disallowed in regular time, gave Jurgen Klopp's team a 1-0 victory at Wembley. Mauricio Pochettino and the world champion midfielder suffered another blow with the Blues in an unstable season .


This Sunday, Wembley

is the scene of a "special" League Cup final for

Alexis Mac Allister

's

Liverpool

and its outgoing coach

Jurgen Klopp

, decimated by a wave of injuries, and crucial for

Enzo Fernández

's

Chelsea

, eager to save

Mauricio Pochettino

's first season

, with Europe in his sights.

In extra time, the 'Reds' won 1-0 after a goal from Virgil Van Dijk

.

The 'Blues' started better and tried to take advantage of the losses of the 'Reds', who even suffered an injury to the Dutchman Ryan Gravenberch, before the half-hour mark.

In fact he converted, through Nicolas Jackson, but the VAR annulled the action due to a millimeter offside.

JACKSON OFFSIDE...



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But the Beatles' hometown team settled in at Wembley and created many dangerous situations, including a header against the post by Dutchman

Cody Gakpo

.

There was also time for controversy on the Liverpool side.

15 minutes into the second half, Virgil van Dijk scored with a header to make it 1-0, they celebrated but, after a couple of minutes of deliberation and checking on the field, referee Chris Kavanagh annulled the goal due to an offside position. Endo at the moment of the execution of the free kick.

GO DIJK!

The historic defender appeared at Wembley for Liverpool's 1-0 vs.

Chelsea in the League Cup.



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— SportsCenter (@SC_ESPN) February 25, 2024

Source: Agencies

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