Extra time! Liverpool and Chelsea stays 0-0 after 90 minutes in the EFL Cup final

Liverpool scored in the second half but VAR disallows it.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Liverpool and Chelsea draw 0-0 after 90 minutes; the game will go to extra time.
Liverpool and Chelsea draw 0-0 after 90 minutes; the game will go to extra time.
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Liverpool and Chelsea draw 0-0 after 90 minutes, and the game will go into extra time. Liverpool and Chelsea both scored in the first 90 minutes, but VAR disallowed both goals. Liverpool and Chelsea will battle it out in 30 extra minutes or on penalties if it stays tied.

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In the first half, Raheem Sterling scored after a great pass from Nicolas Jackson. The goal was ruled out quickly, and the VAR confirmed Jackson's slight offside position. Liverpool suffered another injury in Ryan Gravenberch after a late challenge from Moises Caicedo. Liverpool hit the post when Cody Gakpo headed the ball in the right post.

In the second half, Liverpool would continue to show the intensity they showed in the first half. In the 60th minute, Liverpool had a free kick, and Andy Robertson takes it. Robertson sends in a cross, and Van Dijk wins a header in the box and scores past Petrovic. Van Dijk celebrated in front of the Liverpool fans, but VAR disallowed it. While Van Dijk was onside, the VAR disallowed the goal because Endo was in an offside position and interfering before Van Dijk scored.

In the 69th minute, Chelsea tried to respond with a chance in the box. Gallagher sends a cross in the box, and Colwill heads the ball at the back post where Disasi is there. Kelleher easily catches the ball as Disasi’s effort is awkward.

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In the 76th minute, Cole Palmer sends a pass in the box to Gallagher, and his shot hits the left post with Kelleher beaten. Liverpool quickly cleared it out of their box. In the 85th minute, Gallagher had the best chance of the second half for Chelsea as he was one-on-one with the Liverpool keeper. The English midfielder could not finish, and Kelleher got a hand to it. Gallagher tried another chance, but his curled effort outside the box went wide.

Chelsea were very close to scoring a winner, but two big saves from Kelleher stopped the Blues from taking the win. The Irish keeper has made 6 saves in 90 minutes.

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