Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he “could not be prouder” of his quadruple-chasing side after they beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties to win the English FA Cup.

The Reds replicated their shootout win over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final by triumphing 6-5 on spot-kicks after a goalless 90 minutes and extra time.54-year-old Klopp became the first German manager ever to lift the FA Cup after edging out compatriot Thomas Tuchel in a Wembley final for the second time in less than three months.

As in February’s final, the shootout went to sudden death with Alisson’s save from Mason Mount handing Liverpool the advantage before Konstantinos Tsimikas slotted home the winning penalty.

The dramatic win kept alive Liverpool’s slim quadruple hopes, although the Premier League title may well elude them, with two games left as they trail leaders Manchester City by three points and have a goal difference that is inferior by seven.

Credit: BBC

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