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With a goal in extra time, Liverpool are champions of the English League Cup

This Sunday, the 25th, Liverpool beat Chelsea, in extra time, with a goal from Virgil Van Djik and secured the English League Cup title.

This Sunday, 25th, Liverpool It is Chelsea met in Wembleythe cathedral of English football, for the dispute of the Carabao CupThe League Cup. After a draw with the score zero, the decision went into extra time, at which point Van Djik It was decisive and guaranteed the title for the Reds.

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The game started truncated, with few opportunities for both teams, as was expected for a unique final, especially in a duel between the Reds and Blues, which has a long history of draws. Before thirty minutes, Jackson shot from the right wing and served Sterlingwho only managed to score, but the goal was canceled due to a millimeter offside.

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Afterwards, Chelsea continued to press and forced Kelleherthe replacement for Alisson, making a sensational save. Liverpool tried to respond in kind and Gakpo had a great chance, but the shot stopped at the post. Thus, the first half ended tense and with the score zero. Interval! 0 to 0.

In the second half, Chelsea looked better, creating more opportunities and bringing danger to the goal defended by Kelleher. Until, at 15 minutes, Robertson took a free kick masterfully for a great header from Van Djik, who sent it into the goal with no chance to Petrovic. The move was reviewed by VAR and the goal was disallowed due to offside at the start of the play.

The goal scored by Van Djik was disallowed for offside (Credit: Getty Images)
The goal scored by Van Djik was disallowed for offside (Credit: Getty Images)

After crossing Palmer, Gallagher appeared in the penalty area and almost scored the title-winning goal, but the ball stopped at the post. Chelsea continued to press and had the best chances until the last moments of regulation time, but the game ended in a draw and went into extra time. In extra time, both teams had a chance, with Liverpool growing in the dispute, but with great saves from both goalkeepers. However, at lights out, Van Djik appeared again and scored a legitimate goal for the Reds to confirm the title. End of the game! 1 to 0.

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With a goal in extra time, Liverpool are champions of the English League Cup

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