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Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool Stats: EFL Cup Final - govjobcircular.com Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool Stats: EFL Cup Final - govjobcircular.com

In a thrilling final match against Chelsea at Wembley, Jürgen Klopp's youthful Liverpool team won the EFL Cup thanks to Virgil van Dijk's goal deep into extra time.

The Liverpool center defender believed he had scored a header in normal time, but Wataru Endō was found to have interfered with play during a free kick from an offside position, leading VAR to controversially rule out his goal.

With this victory, Liverpool won its tenth EFL Cup trophy, more than any other team. Chelsea, on the other hand, lost six straight major English domestic cup finals, making them the first ever to do so

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Liverpool vs. Chelsea Post-Match Information The League Cup has been won by Liverpool ten times in its existence, more than any other team. Out of all the managers who have led the Reds to victory, only Bob Paisley (3) has done so more frequently than Jürgen Klopp.

After only losing two of their first seven League Cup finals between 1965 and 2015, Chelsea has now lost in all three of their most recent finals (2022, 2024, and 2019).

Mauricio Pochettino, the manager of Chelsea, has only triumphed once in his 14 games managed against Jürgen Klopp (D5 L8). Since his lone success, which came against Liverpool 4-1 in October 2017, he has lost eight games in a row.

In addition to nine of their eleven Wembley final matches, Liverpool has advanced to extra time in each of their last five League Cup finals (2005, 2012, 2016, 2022, and 2024).

The winning goal for Liverpool, scored by Virgil Van Dijk in the 118th minute, was the most recent to be scored in a League Cup final since Brian Little of Aston Villa scored it in the 119th minute against Everton in 1977.

After scoring in back-to-back games against Luton and Chelsea, Virgil Van Dijk made his 252nd appearance for Liverpool in today's championship encounter.

Liverpool's Jayden Danns (18), Bobby Clark (19), and James McConnell (19) played in this final; this is the most teenage appearances by a team in a League Cup final since Arsenal (four – Walcott, Fabregas, Denilson, and Traore) in 2007.

Since making his Chelsea debut in February 2023, Enzo Fernández has started 50 games in all competitions, which is the most starts of any player for the Blues

Since making his Chelsea debut in February 2023, Enzo Fernández has started 50 games in all competitions, which is the most starts of any player for the Blues