Liverpool club set up a date with Chelsea in the League Cup final, after beating Arsenal with two clean goals, in the match that was held between them at the “Emirates” stadium, in the second leg of the League Cup semi-finals for the current season 2021-2022..
The English League Cup final date between Liverpool and Chelsea
Liverpool will meet Chelsea on February 27 at Wembley Stadium, after the Blues overcame Tottenham by beating them back and forth 3-0..
Liverpool won an important victory over Arsenal with two clean goals, as the Portuguese Diego Jota scored the two goals of the match, after scoring the first goal in the 19th minute, after a pass from Arnold to be received by Jota, passing wonderfully from the Arsenal defender and hitting the right of Arsenal goalkeeper Ramsdale, who failed to address it.
And in the 78th minute, Arnold again passed a long pass that put Jota solo to put the Portuguese over Ramsdale, scoring the second goal, which was confirmed by video technology after the assistant raised the flag of offside, but the video technology confirmed its validity.
The Cameroonian Matip scored a goal for Liverpool club from a corner follow-up, but it was canceled due to offside, and the video technology confirmed the presence of infiltration on Matip before the goal was scored, so that the first half ended with a clean goal for the Reds.
The result of the first leg between the two teams, which was held last Thursday at the “Anfield” stadium, ended in a goalless draw between the two teams.
The duo, Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool star, and Mohamed Elneny, the Arsenal star, will be absent from tonight’s match, due to their presence with the Egypt team, which is currently participating in the African Nations Cup in Cameroon..
The first leg, scheduled for last Thursday, was postponed due to the increasing cases of Corona in the ranks of the Reds, after the request made by the Liverpool administration to postpone the meeting..