Both Chelsea and Liverpool had relatively tight fixtures to their finals. Liverpool faced Arsenal in the semi-finals while Chelsea faced Tottenham in the same finals. Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester City are the three teams in England that are relatively more stable performance-wise than all the other teams.
After a number of failed attempts by Chelsea that were always cut short by the linesman; the game ended in a tie. Even the extra time ended in a tie as well as the two sets of penalties. The game ended 10-11 in the favor of Liverpool
Liverpool is one of the most decorated football teams in the whole world. Its recent win against Chelsea makes their league cup wins total eight. Liverpool has won the league cup in the following years respectively 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1995, 2001, 2003, 2012, 2022.