Liverpool and Chelsea will go head to head in the FA Cup final on Saturday, 14 May 2022. The Final of the most prestigious cup competition in English football will be held at Wembley Stadium. Here, you will know everything about the FA Cup Final 2022, Liverpool vs Chelsea, when and where, team news, possible lineup, injury updates, and how to watch on TV and online.
When and Where is the FA Cup Final Between Liverpool and Chelsea?
- Date: Saturday, 14 May 2022
- Kickoff Time: 4:45 pm BST, which is 3:45 pm GMT, and 11:45 am ET.
- Venue: Wembley Stadium
Liverpool vs Chelsea clash in the FA Cup final 2022 is set to kick off at 4:45 pm BST. The match will occur at the Wembley Stadium, the home of English football.
This season, Liverpool will take on Chelsea in the second final between the two sides. Juergen Klopp’s side got the better of Chelsea in the EFL Carabao Cup final, beating them on penalties. Hence, the West London Blues will be up for revenge this time in the FA Cup final.
Liverpool’s hope for the quadruple (4 trophies in a single season) remains burning. They have already bagged the EFL Carabao Cup, set to play the FA Cup final today and the Champions League final on May 28. They are chasing Man City for the Premier League title.
Juergen Klopp’s men are unbeaten in 15 matches to come in the final. They came from behind to get a win by 1-2 goals against Aston Villa in midweek in the EPL.
On another side of the pitch, the blues are not in a good position in recent forms. They have won only 2 matches in the last 6 league matches. However, they beat Leeds United by 0-3 goals in their previous league match.
It is the 3rd consecutive FA Cup final for Chelsea. They have lost both the previous finals against Arsenal and Leicester City.
Chelsea and Liverpool have met 3 times this season in all competitions. The matches ended in draws, including the EFL Carabao cup final that Liverpool won on penalties.
Liverpool will give everything to win the second domestic cup this season, while Chelsea will try to win the FA Cup this time by taking revenge on the Reds.
Liverpool vs. Chelsea: Team News and Injury Update
Liverpool has dealt a huge injury blow in their last EPL game against Aston Villa. They will be without their crucial holding-mid Fabinho in the FA Cup final against Chelsea. Jordan Henderson will replace him and try to fill his shoes in the midfield.
Other than that, Juergen Klopp will have a fit squad. Thiago Alcantara, Robertson, and Mohamed Salah will play the final after resting from the previous match.
Chelsea has been handed an injury boost ahead of the FA Cup Final. Kante and Kovacic are fit and can join in the midfield. Romelo Lukaku has been returned at the front for a few games and scoring goals.
For Liverpool, Alisson will start as the goalkeeper. Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Joel Matip, and Robertson should form the backline. In the absence of Fabinho, Jordan Henderson should start in the midfield alongside Thiago Alcantara and Naby Keita. Luis Diaz, Sadio Mane, and Mohamed Salah should form the front line.
- Liverpool Probable Lineup (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson; Keita, Henderson, Thiago; Salah, Mane, Diaz
Chelsea should go for their signature 3-5-2-1 formation. Thiago Silva, Cesar Azpilicueta, and Rudiger at the center of the defense. Reece James and Marcos Alonso should play as wing-backs. Romelu Lukaku may start in the front.
- Chelsea Probable Lineup (3-5-2-1): Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger; James, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Alonso; Mount, Pulisic; Lukaku
How to Watch Liverpool vs. Chelsea on TV and Online
You can watch the FA Cup Final live via BBC One and ITV in the UK. Form the United States, and you can stream Liverpool and Chelsea live on ESPN+.