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“Liverpool” defeated “Chelsea” with Mudryk in extra-times and won the English League Cup (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Feb 25, 2024

Virgil Van Dijk's goal brought to the “Merseysiders” trophy.

Liverpooldefeated ChelseaUkrainian winger Mikhail Mudryk in the final match of theEnglish League Cup. The main time of the match at Wembley Stadium in London ended with the score 0:0, and in the extra halves the “Reds” snatched a victory – 0:1.

In the first half, the “pensioners” were very close to winning to come forward. In the 33rd minute, Raheem Sterling hit the Merseyside goal after a pass from Nicholas Jackson, but after viewing the video replay (VAR), the referee canceled the goal due to offside.

After the break, Jurgen Klopp's team found itself in a similar position. In the 60th minute, Virgil Van Dijk headed in Andrew Robertson's cross from the left flank. However, after watching the video replay, the referee canceled the goal due to the fact that Wataru Endo, who influenced the episode, was in an offside position.

Note that at the end of the second half Mudryk entered the field – in the 90th minute the Ukrainian replaced Jackson.

So in regulation time the teams were unable to determine the winner, so the game went into extra time.

In the second overtime, the “Reds” snatched victory – in the 118th minute Virgil Van Dijk headed into the far corner after a corner from Konstantinos Tsimikas.

Review of the match “Chelsea” – “Liverpool”

Thus, Liverpool won the English League Cup for the tenth time in history, which is a record. Previously, the Merseyside club triumphed in this tournament in 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 2001, 2003, 2012 and 2022.

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