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Liverpool, champion against Chelsea on penalties, are into Cups


Klopp's team lifts its second trophy of the course by beating the London team again from 11 meters and after a game marked by Salah's injury 14 days before the European final against Real Madrid

Is a lie.

In football a 0-0 is not always two yawns.

There were none in the English Cup final, intriguing until the penalty shootout.

So close are the matches between Liverpool and Chelsea that if last February 27 they needed 21 penalties to decide the League Cup in favor of the


, this time they required 14 shots for Jürgen Klopp's team —who have already won all possible trophies with red- raise his eighth FA Cup. the Champions League final in sight, this Liverpool, where Salah was injured, they are the tops.

The work of this team is tremendous.

To this date he still has options in the Premier and he has the challenge of Madrid on the 28th. Almost nothing.

At the proverbial Wembley, with its mythical environmental clothing, Liverpool and Chelsea decorated the English Cup.

And not on any given day.

The most traditional competition in the world turned 150 years old (141 editions).

It was the third consecutive final for Thomas Tuchel's men, who fell by the wayside in the previous two.

Greater was the debt of Klopp's men, a decade absent from the final.

In English football the Cup is not a halt.

Nobody can give up in the Cup, and even less so in the final.

No bullshit.

And there was no truce at Wembley.

Liverpool got off to a flying start, with Henderson acting as a rabble-rouser in place of the injured Fabinho.

Klopp awaits the former Castilla player in the final in Paris.

Applied, the


clinically complied with the first lesson: distress Chalobah, the young sentinel from Sierra Leone enlisted by Tuchel.

As a hanger, Luis Díaz, a Colombian winger with an immediate impact on the Anfield team.

Fast, skillful and bloody, the coffee grower tormented Chelsea from the start.

With their expansive staging, Thiago and Keita almost scored.

And Diaz himself, stopped by Mendy.

Liverpool ruled with their usual format, eager to clench their jaws in the rival field.

Chelsea, more solid in their rearguard, prefers to encapsulate and sprint.

Stopping the first shock of Klopp's team, his German colleague's team did not take long to find their roadmap.

At Liverpool, the full-back position is not a trifle.

It is occupied by Alexander-Arnold, who has a compass in his boots.

Along with Thiago, he manages the main offensive observatory of the Mersey.

It happens that Alexander-Arnold, a false winger with a calling as a midfielder, in the case of Barcelona's Alves or the Portuguese Cancelo at City, lacks a fang.

Great in attack, in the trench he is not a green beret.

Vinicius has notes about it.

Like Pulisic had them and, above all, Marcos Alonso, another orthopedic winger who is a masked winger.

Liverpool footballers celebrate the victory at Wembley after Tsimikas' last penalty. TOLGA AKMEN (EFE)

Alisson, Liverpool's Brazilian goalkeeper, had a bad clash with Marquitos' grandson.

But the alarms were in the middle of the field.

Doctors were treating Alisson when they had a double.

Salah went to the canvas.

14 days before the European Cup final, the Egyptian, top scorer and assistant in the Premier, retired after half an hour with muscle discomfort.

Klopp's torn face was eloquent.

Unlike Madrid, Liverpool had scrubs before bidding for the orejona.

After the cup final, he can still have a dictate in the league that City is about to uncork.

At Wembley, there couldn't have been a more balanced date.

A frenetic meeting.

Without brake, with the soccer players squeezed like lemons.

The occasions were stacked in the two goals, almost always by the sides.

Marcos Alonso, who like Alexander-Arnold is more than a fan, was in the majority.

He crashed a free kick off the crossbar.

Both Diaz and Robertson would then hit Mendy's posts.

No ordinary playing with the ball.

No parentheses.

Liverpool and Chelsea without a jug, shirtless.

Especially the


team , which reached extra time with more bone, cornering the Rudiger wild boar ranch.

The imminent Madridista player, who with his herculean body is capable of winning a race against Mané, resisted with his brigades on the ropes.

But it was not the day of Luis Díaz, blinded by the goal.

He, like Marcos Alonso, bit where, without Salah, Mané and Lukaku were expected.

In the third half, Klopp's team arrived without Van Dijk, bruised or with some ailment.

The match was so close that Liverpool bossy at the end of the second half went to a Chelsea with more pulse in extra time.

But both teams reached the penalty shootouts with their hearts in their mouths.

Azpilicueta failed.

Then Mané and Mount, stopped by Alisson, who is not Karius.

The final firework was from Tsimikas before the smiling gaze of the iconic Rush and Dalglish.

Concern about the medical part of the nursing 'network'

Exactly two weeks before the Champions League final against Real Madrid, the red pilot lit up on the Liverpool bench half an hour into the game.

Mohamed Salah, 29, put his hand to his right groin, fell to the ground and, after the supervision of the team's doctors, made his way to the locker room on his own foot.

The Egyptian did not give the option to test himself for a few more minutes and see how his body responded to the discomfort.

He left and in his place Diogo Jota came out.

“I want to play against Real Madrid and I hope to beat them”, assured the striker a few days ago in demonstrations that were interpreted as a desire for revenge.

At the end of 2018, in kyiv, besides losing against whites, Salah had to go badly injured his left shoulder after a enganchón with Sergio Ramos also half an hour.

For his part, Fabinho, who suffered a muscle injury this week, should be at the Paris event, according to Jürgen Klopp's forecast.

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