Chelsea vs Liverpool Today Breaking News 2022: FA Cup Final, Chelsea vs Liverpool result, Salah And Van Dijk's injury highlights from Reds' penalty win

WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON -- For the second time in three months, Liverpool continue their unlikely quadruple dream by winning the FA Cup by defeating Chelsea in a penalty shootout at home

In an afternoon laden with injuries for Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool won 6-5 on penalties after 120 minutes of goal. Constantino Tsimikas scored the winning spot-kick after a brilliant save from Alison to deny Mason Mount

The 150th anniversary of the world's most-loved domestic cup, here in north-west London, saw an entertaining game on a gloriously sun-kissed day. Like in February, despite a goalless finish, chances were strong at either end

In fact, all four games between the Reds and Blues this season have been spectacular viewings, with all four ending as draws – despite their pair of Cup Final heartaches, Thomas Tuchel's men have impressed throughout . It is a saga that continues one of football's great modern rivalries, one steeped in the two clubs' opposite ideologies

Liverpool got off to a very quick start, dominating the opening quarter-hour thanks in large part to Luis Diaz. After much speculation that the combination of Liverpool's five sensational forwards is now Jurgen Klopp's best trio, a power start by the Colombian - along with Mohamed Salah and central Sadio Mane - quickly proved the manager right

However, the Reds were unable to capitalize on the initial pressure. While Diaz was a threat to the left, chance after chance kept begging. Ultimately all that could be said for Chelsea later in the half and full second round, especially through Marcos Alonso and Christian Pulisic

But Chelsea's pressure came after Salah's injury broke Liverpool's forward line. Just a fortnight before the Champions League final in Paris, the Egyptian king was forced out with a muscle problem after he was not in a confrontation

At the end of regulation time, the same fate happened to Virgil van Dijk. To lose two talismanic figures, after a midweek knock for crucial midfield cog Fabinho, is perhaps proof that something just had to give. There is bound to be a case of a walking injury after playing every possible game in a campaign (aside from replays) in late May

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