Leicester City have beaten Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday evening to made history for the second time in five years.
The Foxes, who claimed Premier League titles in 2016, winning the Cup for the first-time in their 137-year existence and producing a moment their fans, staff and owners will cherish for the rest of their lives.
Despite Tuchel’s team head into national stadium hoped to pick up a win and secure the FA Cup trophy, they ended with empty hand back to Stamford Bridge this night.
The Blues made a perfect start to the game but struggled to be clinical in the final third as Timo Werner and Cesar Azipilicueta missed glorious chance to put the west London ahead before the half-time.
Brendan Rodgers’s men began the second-half of the game in bright start and found themselves ahead in the 63rd minute courtesy of Youri Tielemans, who delivered a excellent strike from long range.
The Belgian star burst onto the ball in midfield before unleashing a stupendous strike that whistled past Kepa into the top corner of the Chelsea goal.
The picked up the tempo after going a goal behind and stopper Kasper Schmeichel’s fingertips were all that stood between Leicester and a Chelsea equaliser when clearing Ben Chilwell’s goal-bound header off the line.
Thomas Tuchel’s men thought they had drawn level with just two minutes to go. Thiago Silva picked out Chilwell, who diverted the ball into the six-yard box where Caglar Soyuncu’s clearance bounced off Wes Morgan and into the Leicester net, sending Chelsea fans into pandemonium.
This is BEAUTIFUL. pic.twitter.com/Z5sS3uDi88— Eduardo Hagn (@EduardoHagn) May 15, 2021
However, pandemonium swiftly turned into panic when VAR ruled that the former Leicester defender was offside by the narrowest of margins.