Chelsea and Liverpool will for the second time this season meet in a cup final at the Wembley Stadium, this time with the FA Cup title up for grabs.
The two sides clashed a few months ago in the League Cup final, which the Reds lifted after a penalty shootout.
Ahead of Sunday’s final clash, here is all you need to know.
Chelsea vs Liverpool head to head
- For the first time in the competition’s history, the FA Cup will be contested by two German managers
- This will be Chelsea’s 16th FA Cup final and Liverpool’s 15th
- The Blues have won the trophy on more occasions, eight, compared to Liverpool, seven
- Tuchel is unbeaten in four games against Liverpool since he joined in January 2021
- Liverpool have kept just three clean sheets in their last 28 matches against Chelsea in all competitions
- Both the men’s and women’s FA Cup finals will be against the same teams we met earlier in the season in the respective League Cup finals
- The last three domestic cup finals in both the men’s and women’s game have involved Chelsea
- Chelsea are the most successful side in the FA Cup since the turn of the century, reaching 11 finals (including 2022), winning six of them
- The Blues have now reached 22 cup finals (excluding the UEFA Super Cup) in the last 19 seasons
- This is the sixth successive season in which they’ve reached the final of a major cup competition, a club record
- Chelsea and Liverpool will be just the second pair of clubs to contest both the League Cup and FA Cup in the same season, after Arsenal and Sheffield United in 1992/93
- Excluding the three matches played there as a Tottenham home game, the Blues will play their 28th game at the new Wembley since it opened in 2007, more than any other side
- Chelsea have failed to win any of their past four finals at the national stadium – against Liverpool in the 2022 League Cup, Leicester City in the 2021 FA Cup, Arsenal in the 2020 FA Cup, and Manchester City in the 2019 League Cup
- Chelsea last won a trophy there in the 2018 FA Cup final against Manchester United, when Eden Hazard scored the only goal from the penalty spot in the first half
- Chelsea have won the FA Cup eight times under eight different managers. Thomas Tuchel is looking to make it nine
- Liverpool have reached the final of the League Cup and FA Cup in the same season for a third time, after 2000/01 and 2011/12
- Jurgen Klopp’s side will be looking to win an FA Cup final at Wembley for the first time since 1991/92 against Sunderland when Graeme Souness was in charge
- Liverpool have scored 142 goals in 59 games in all competitions this term, their highest ever total in a season in their club history
- Jurgen Klopp’s side have won four and lost three of their last seven penalty shoot-outs in all competitions since 2019
- Jurgen Klopp’s side have only lost one of their 31 games in all competitions in 2022 (24 wins, six draws)
- Klopp is the first manager to reach the Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup finals in the same season
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