Mason Mount Chalks Unwanted Record After Chelsea’s Painful FA Cup Defeat

Mason Mount Chalks Unwanted Record After Chelsea’s Painful FA Cup Defeat

  • Mason Mount's quest to end his Wembley curse came fell in waters when Liverpool edged Chelsea in the finals of this year's Emirates FA Cup
  • His penalty miss in sudden death literally handed the FA Cup to Liverpool, who are chasing an unprecedented quadruple
  • Saturday's defeat to Liverpool takes his tally of Wembley defeats to six with his last two losses coming against the same side this year

English midfielder Mason Mount earned himself an unwanted record after Chelsea suffered FA Cup defeat at the hands of Liverpool on Saturday afternoon.

Mount's Chelsea played against a quadruple-chasing Liverpool in this season's FA Cup finals as the Blues chased their first FA Cup success since 2018.

The 23-year-old had lost all five finals he has played at the famous Wembley Stadium and was looking to end his Wembley curse on Saturday.

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Mason Mount with his runners-up medal after Chelsea lost to Liverpool in the 2022 Emirates FA Cup finals. Photo credit: @ESPNFC
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But Liverpool dashed his dreams after he missed his penalty before Greek full-back Tsimikas scored his spot-kick to hand Liverpool FA Cup success and keep their quadruple chase alive.

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How many finals has Mason Mount lost at Wembley?

Mason Mount has lost all six finals at Wembley.

His Wembley hoo-doo began in 2019 while on loan at Derby. Mount and his teammates suffered a 2-1 loss to Aston Villa in the 2019 English Championship play-off finals.

In the following year, Mount managed to reach yet another final at Wembley this time with Chelsea. The English midfielder lost the 2020 edition of the FA Cup final as Arsenal pipped the Blues 2-1.

He will proceed once again to Wembley in the FA Cup finals only to suffer the same fate as his previous trips when Leicester edged Chelsea 1-0 to seal the domestic trophy in 2021.

Mount will help England reach their first finals since the 1966 World Cup in the 2020 Euros, which was played in 2021 due to the novel coronavirus.

In a highly entertaining fixture, Mount's England will lose on penalties to Italy at Wembley.

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His curse was stretched to six when his Chelsea side stumbled to two penalty shootout defeats to Liverpool in the Carabao Cup finals and the FA Cup finals this season.

Liverpool pip Chelsea to FA Cup success to keep quadruple chase intact

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Liverpool kept alive their hopes for an unlikely quadruple as they beat Chelsea via a penalty shootout to win the FA Cup.

It was almost identical scenes to the Carabao Cup on Saturday, May 14 as Liverpool edged their age-old rivals in a thrilling shootout after a goalless 120 minutes.

Mason Mount missed the decisive penalty as the shootout was forced into sudden death after both sides were level after the initial five penalties.

Source: Sports Brief News