FA Cup Final Betting: Chelsea v Liverpool Top 10 Vital Statistics


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Under interim manager Roberto Di Matteo, Chelsea have won 11, drawn 4 and lost 2 games. The Blues are favourites at 2.40 to win the game after 90 minutes.

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Liverpool have failed to win 6 of their last 8 Premier League games, but haven’t lost a cup-tie all season. Kenny Dalglish’s side are available at 3.05 to win the game, whereas a draw after 90 minutes can be backed at 3.25.

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Roberto Di Matteo has the chance to become the 3rd Italian manager to win the FA Cup in the last 3 years. Victory for Chelsea in their 11th FA Cup final would be their 5th trophy in the last 7 years of the competition. They are available at 1.67 to lift the trophy.

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Kenny Dalglish has won 2 FA Cups as Liverpool manager – one in 1986 and the other in 1989. The Reds have already won the Carling Cup this season, on penalties against Cardiff City. Liverpool can be tipped at 2.20 to win the trophy.

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This is the first ever meeting in the FA Cup final between the pair, and the 10th meeting in the competition overall. Liverpool beat Chelsea in the 2006 semi-final 2-1 to then go on and beat West Ham in the final. A repeat of that winning 2-1 scoreline for the Reds is available at 11.00. Liverpool also beat Chelsea 2-1 in this season’s league meeting at Stamford Bridge.

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Chelsea beat Spurs 5-1 in the semi-final of the competition to book their place against Liverpool in the final. The Blues are also set to compete in the Champions League final later this month against Bayern Munich. A repeat of that 5-1 winning scoreline for Chelsea at Wembley is available at 140.0.

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Liverpool have only scored 2 first half goals in their 13 FA Cup finals to date. Over 0.5 total first half goals on Saturday are available at 1.44, with unders at 2.60.

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Frank Lampard is Chelsea’s top scorer in all competitions so far this season with 16 goals. The midfielder can be backed at 10.00 to bag the first goal at Wembley.

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Midfielder Juan Mata is Chelsea’s top scorer in the FA Cup this campaign with 4 goals. The Spaniard is available at 4.25 to find the net against Liverpool.

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Luis Suarez has scored 17 goals in all competitions for Liverpool this season. The Uruguayan can be tipped at 3.20 to score on Saturday, whereas his strike partner Andy Carroll is available at 5.00 to bag a goal. Both Suarez and Carroll have scored 3 FA Cup goals this season.