Liverpool Surpass Manchester United in Total Trophies Count After FA Cup Win

Liverpool Surpass Manchester United in Total Trophies Count After FA Cup Win

  • Liverpool are officially the biggest club in England as the Reds overtake Manchester United on trophy count
  • The Merseysiders defeated Chelsea on penalties at Wembley on Saturday to win the 2021/2022 English FA Cup
  • The FA Cup title marks their 67th overall silverware – one more than what Manchester United have managed

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.

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Liverpool are officially the biggest club in England as the Reds overtake Manchester United on trophy count. Credit: @metrosports @lfc
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It marks their second title of the season and also ensures that Jurgen Klopp's side’s quadruple chase is on.

And with the FA Cup win, Liverpool have surpassed Man United in terms of the total amount of trophies won in their history.

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The FA Cup title marks their 67th overall silverware (including Community Shield) – one more than what United has managed.

Liverpool now have 51 trophies (without Community Shield) which is more than United’s 45 as well.

The Red Devils have no option to equal this tally this season as they are set to undergo yet another campaign without any silverware.

Liverpool, meanwhile, still has the Premier League and Champions League titles to play for until the end of the season.

Klopp sends Chelsea special message after FA Cup showdown

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted he "really feels" for Chelsea following their FA Cup final showdown decided via a penalty shootout at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, May 14.

The Reds were clinical in the shootouts as they silenced Chelsea 6-5 to secure the domestic trophy.

Klopp, who had won his first FA Cup title for Liverpool took some time to send Chelsea an impassioned message as he admitted the Saturday loss was heartbreaking for Thomas Tuchel's men.

Source: SportsBrief.com