FA Cup 2020 Chelsea vs Liverpool highlights – Treble dream ends for Liverpool, with them suffering a consecutive defeat. It is trouble in Paradise for Liverpool. They have lost 3 out of the 4 games that they have played recently. Chelsea made 6 changes to their starting 11 while Liverpool made 7 changes. Klopp was not taking the FA cup seriously from the start but the thought of a treble would’ve surely intrigued him.
2 goals from Willian and Ross Barkley helped the blues progress from the quarter-finals. Willian was denied by the goalkeeper in the last shot but his powerful drive caught the goalkeeper off his line. He then sneaked through Adrian into the back of the net. Barkley’s goal was a brilliant individual effort with him picking up the ball five yards inside his own half and then going all the way to score a goal from a close range. Looking at this performance it can be said that the wheels might be starting to fall off.
FA Cup 2020 Chelsea vs Liverpool highlights
They look like they have lost their rhythm and look blunt when going forward. The clean sheets have also dried up. It is too early to jump to conclusions but the team has not been the same after the winter break. On the other hand, Lampard’s Chelsea was energetic and aggressive all night and never let the visitors settle. The player to capture the headlines was the 18-year-old, Billy Gilmour. He seized the opportunity of completing the most amount of passes and regained possession with the most amount of time for Chelsea. Chelsea is in a state of giving young players an opportunity at Stamford Bridge under Frank Lampard. So, there has never been a better chance to shine.
FA Cup 2020 Chelsea vs Liverpool highlights – Chelsea has now won 7 of their 11 FA cup meetings with Liverpool, including the 2012 final. This victory over Liverpool will act as a confidence booster for the inconsistent form that they have at the moment. Liverpool boasted 60% possession but there were fewer attempted shots, both on and off the target. Liverpool certainly did not play a clean game and managed to amass 3 yellow cards and 13 fouls. Kepa made an incredible comeback, making some great saves and kept a clean sheet. Chelsea came out to be the better side in this 2-0 victory and they truly deserved the dub after the work put in by the players and the coach.