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Chelsea vs Liverpool LIVE! FA Cup final

The final of the FA Cup pits two of the globe’s biggest teams against each other at the magnificent Wembley Stadium today.

It’s goalless after 90 minutes between these two sides once again. Liverpool will feel they should have won it in normal time, with Luis Diaz going close on countless occasions and Andy Robertson missing two huge chances for his side. Marcos Alonso was denied by the woodwork early in the second-half.

Both enjoyed a relatively safe passage to the showpiece, each having barely encountered Premier League opposition until the semi-finals.

Plymouth and Luton put up surprisingly stout opposition to Chelsea before they brushed aside Crystal Palace last month, whereas Liverpool had to come through Manchester City in the final four following a testing trip to Nottingham Forest.

One extra facet to today’s game is that it is a repeat of the League Cup final.

Not since 1993 have two opponents met in both events, and it was Liverpool who came out on top in the Carabao Cup showdown just over two months ago.

With kick-off at 4.45pm BST, follow Standard Sport’s live blog for all the updates from Matt Verri and James Robson at Wembley…

Live updates

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97 mins: Referee has let plenty go all match and he does so again, as Diaz thinks he’s been fouled by Rudiger.

Firmino getting some final instructions from Klopp, looks like he will be coming on very shortly.

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95 mins: Superb from Kante. One-on-one with Diaz as Liverpool counter, he wins the tackle and stops Diaz in his tracks.

Nobody in a Chelsea shirt has been able to do that today.

Chelsea then break themselves, played low into Ziyech who goes down in the box under pressure from Konate. No penalty.

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94 mins: Pulisic in behind the high Liverpool line and Chelsea are away.

Heavy touch from Pulisic though, allowing Matip to get across and clear it out for a corner. Chelsea forward had to play the ball in earlier.

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92 mins: Chelsea seeing all of the ball since the restart, having got through that Liverpool storm late in normal time.

That is until Silva looks for the long ball out to Alonso and sends it straight out of play.

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Back underway!

We’re off in extra-time at Wembley.

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Big chance from Liverpool – Van Dijk off!

Must be an injury you feel, can’t imagine Klopp would be keen to bring him off otherwise. Matip on to replace him.

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Robertson unable to convert…

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FT: Chelsea 0-0 Liverpool

Once again it’s goalless after 90 minutes between these two sides at Wembley!

Diaz could have scored about six, Robertson missed two chances… it’s still level though. 30 more minutes to come!

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90+2 mins: Chelsea don’t deal with an Alexander-Arnold cross, Diaz keeps it in and Mendy has work to do. He does it, just about.

Then goes down with cramp, which Silva and James are there to help with. Liverpool fans in fine voice as we head towards extra-time.

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90+1 mins: Three minutes added on.

Lost count of how many times Diaz could, and maybe should, have scored today. He cuts inside of Silva, curls a shot around the Brazilian but it’s just wide of the far post. Mendy at full stretch.

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