Chelsea cherche désespérément à mettre fin à l'offre de Liverpool Quadruple et peut être un match pour les Reds

JURGEN KLOPP and Liverpool have the chance to tick off the second trophy in their hunt for an incredible Quadruple in today’s FA Cup final.

And in a replay of February’s Carabao Cup final, son Chelsea who once again stand in their way.

Liverpool won the Carabao Cup final in February, at Chelsea's expense

Liverpool won the Carabao Cup final in February, at Chelsea’s expenseCrédit: Getty
Thomas Tuchel's side were left heartbroken after the penalty shooutout defeat

Thomas Tuchel’s side were left heartbroken after the penalty shooutout defeatCrédit: Pennsylvanie

For the first time in the history of football’s oldest tournament two German managers will go head-to-head for the right to lift the trophy, with the winner set to be the first German boss ever to win it.

The Blues are featuring in their THIRD consecutive FA Cup final and will be desperate to lift the iconic trophy at Wembley today, having lost each of the previous two finals.

There is also added incentive considering the circumstances in which Thomas Tuchel’s side were beaten by Liverpool to a Carabao Cup winners medal.

Despite being off the pace in the Premier League in recent weeks, Chelsea have already proven this season that they are more than a match for Klopp and Co.

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Recent history proved there has been nothing between the sides this seasonall three encounters this term ending in draws.

That includes the Carabao Cup final, Liverpool eventually running out winners on penalties after a thrilling 0-0 stalemate that saw Chelsea have THREE goals ruled out for offside.

Romelu Lukaku in particular was left fuming after having a goal chalked off by a matter of millimetres.

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Chelsea therefore will be out for revenge this afternoon, 10 years on from the last meeting between the sides in the FA Cup final.

Goals from Ramires and Didier Drogba, plus one from Andy Carroll, helped the Blues to a 2-1 win that day.

A repeat result when referee Craig Pawson blows for full time at around 6.45pm would spark wild celebrations among the blue half of Wembley.

Especially after suffering the pain of watching the Reds lift the Carabao Cup two-and-a-half months ago at the same venue.

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There would also be an added kick in being responsible in stopping Liverpool in their quest for an unprecedented Quadruple.

For Klopp’s Reds though the game offers the club the chance to lift the FA Cup for the firs time since theGerrard finalagainst West Ham back in 2006.

Non seulement que, it would also make it two trophies for the season ahead of the Champions League final against Real Madrid en mai 28.

And in the league the Anfield outfit are ready to pounce on any potential Manchester City slip-up.

There is the sense though that this one could be a season definer.

A win against Chelsea would be the perfect way to start potentially the most important two weeks in the club’s history, while defeat could spark a downwards spiral that sees them end the season with just a Carabao Cup to show for it.

Dans les deux cas, it should be an absolute cracker.