Liverpool Clinches 10th English League Cup Title with Extra-Time Victory Over Chelsea

By Score More Staff

Wembley Stadium, London — In a thrilling encounter at Wembley Stadium, Liverpool secured their 10th English League Cup title with a hard-fought victory over Chelsea, ultimately triumphing in extra time.

The highly-anticipated final between two football powerhouses saw both Liverpool and Chelsea locked in a goalless draw throughout the initial 90 minutes, leading to the match’s extension into extra time.

The decisive moment came in the 118th minute when Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk found the back of the net with a powerful header, sealing the victory for the Reds. The crucial corner leading to the goal was delivered by Konstantinos Tsimikas.

Van Dijk had earlier scored with a header in the 60th minute, but the goal was disallowed following a VAR review, which determined that he had been in an offside position.

Liverpool’s success in the English League Cup extends their record to 10 titles, putting them ahead of other football giants such as Manchester City (8), Manchester United (6), and Chelsea (5).

For Chelsea, the defeat means their quest for English League Cup glory continues. Their last triumph in this competition dates back to 2015 when they secured victory over Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-0 scoreline. The Blues will now turn their focus to future competitions as they aim to add more silverware to their storied history.

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