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FA Cup Final 2022: Chelsea vs Liverpool predictions, kick-off time, TV

In a repeat of this year’s League Cup Final, Chelsea and Liverpool will once again meet at Wembley Stadium – this time in the 141st FA Cup Final. Liverpool won the League Cup on penalties in February and the Reds will be looking to add the second trophy of a possible quadruple.

Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool are second in the Premier League and are also in the final of the Uefa Champions League. He has guided the Anfield club to five trophies since his appointment in 2015.

Should captain Jordan Henderson lift the trophy on Saturday, the German boss would “complete the set” – the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, Champions League, Super Cup and Fifa Club World Cup, he said Liverpool echo. “I absolutely love this competition,” Klopp wrote in his program notes. “I recognize his importance in the history of our club and how much he means to our fans.”

He is also aiming for a first FA Cup title for Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel. In his first year at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea won the Champions League, Uefa Super Club and the Fifa Club World Cup but lost the FA Cup final 1-0 to Leicester City. “It’s a huge game in every respect,” said Tuchel wrote. “If you play Liverpool or Manchester City in the final these days, it can’t be bigger.”

FA Cup final kick-off time and TV coverage

The FA Cup final between Chelsea and Liverpool takes place on Saturday 14 May, kick-off is at 4.45pm (BST). Football fans in Great Britain can follow the clash live at Wembley BBC One and itv. Before the game the BBC’s last day cup coverage starts at noon Focus footballfollowed by MOTDx, Match of the Day Top 10 Most Memorable FA Cup Finals, FA Cup Rewindand The FA Cup 2021/22: road to Wembley. ITV match coverage starts at 3:45pm.

The FA Cup Trophy

The way to Wembley

How Chelsea reached the final:

  • Third round: Chelsea 5 Chesterfield 1
  • Fourth round: Chelsea 2 Plymouth Argyle 1 (aet)
  • Fifth Round: Luton Town 2 Chelsea 3
  • Quarterfinals: Middlesbrough 0 Chelsea 2
  • Semifinals: Chelsea 2 Crystal Palace 0

How Liverpool reached the final:

  • Third Round: Liverpool 4 Shrewsbury Town 1
  • Fourth Round: Liverpool 3 Cardiff City 1
  • Fifth Round: Liverpool 2 Norwich City 1
  • Quarterfinals: Nottingham Forest 0 Liverpool 1
  • Semifinals: Manchester City 2 Liverpool 3

Expert Predictions: Who Will Win the FA Cup?

Corresponding Oddschecker.com, bookmakers have Liverpool as 1/2 favorites to win the FA Cup on Saturday while Chelsea are rated 13/8. The reds are also very popular with the experts.

Expect an “open encounter” in Saturday’s “huge” final, Ben Knapton said sports mole. Securing a first-ever FA Cup would be “the perfect way” for Klopp to celebrate his recent contract extension, while Chelsea’s “Wembley curse” has yet to be lifted – the Blues have lost their last five domestic finals at the National Stadium. “We expect the red side of the stadium to be celebrating after 90 minutes as the Blues’ FA Cup woes continue,” added Knapton. “Liverpool 2-1.”

Michael Potts also predicts the same number of points radio times. Liverpool boast “that they have so much talent for the future” that in every game it’s “hard to look past them,” he said. Sadio Mane is the “newest hero on the spinning carousel of matchwinners”. If he doesn’t rise again, “Mo Salah, Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino, even Divock will become Origi”.

Liverpool will go into this game with “all faith” that they can beat Chelsea, he said BoyleSports. With the quadruple still possible and Chelsea’s recent form “haunting them”, it looks like the FA Cup will “return to Merseyside for the first time since 2006”.

Chelsea women strive for the double

The Chelsea women’s team are also looking to win more titles this weekend. The Women’s Super League champions take on Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in Sunday’s women’s FA Cup final. It is the first time that both men’s and women’s FA Cup finals will be played on the same weekend.

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