Chelsea vs Leicester City, FA Cup Final: Leicester beat Chelsea to win their maiden FA Cup title

Leicester won the FA Cup for the first time in the club’s 137-year history on Saturday as Youri Tielemans’s sensational strike beat Chelsea 1-0 in front of 22,000 fans at Wembley. The largest crowd for a sports event in England since the coronavirus pandemic hit 14 months ago were treated to a goal worthy to win any trophy as the Belgian midfielder blasted into the top corner on 63 minutes

FT – Leicester beat Chelsea 1-0 to win their maiden FA Cup title

History made at Wembley tonight. Leicester City won their first FA Cup title after losing four finals in the past. Heartbreak for Chelsea as they lost back-to-back FA Cup finals. In the end, Tielemans’ stunner in the 63rd minute decided the outcome of the summit clash. Keeper Schmeichel made a couple of stunning saves at the dying minutes to deny Chelsea an equaliser. And to add more drama, VAR disallowed Chilwell’s stoppage time goal as the Chelsea player was just offside.

94′ – Corner for Leicester late in the stoppage time

92′ – Leicester’s Tielemans is awarded Man-of-the-match

92′ – Time running out for Chelsea

11:36 PM (IST), May 15

92′ – Leicester’s Tielemans is awarded Man-of-the-match

92′ – Time running out for Chelsea

90′ – 5 minutes added as stoppage time

89′ – NO GOAL!!! Chilwell scores the equaliser. Oh no! VAR disallowed it – OFFSIDE.

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87′ – SAVED! Leicester keeper Schmeichel makes another brilliant save to deny Mount. Again from the resultant corner, Chelsea fail to create a clear chance.

86′ – The delivery from the corner is very deep and Choudhury collects the ball well outside the Chelsea box. Choudhury attempts a long ranger and it goes well wide even after a flick from Vardy inside the box.

85′ – Vardy earns a corner for Leicester

82′ – SUBSTITUTION! Double change for Leicester: Morgan and Choudhury IN | Thomas and Perez OUT

82′ – SUBSTITUTION! Change for Chelsea: Giroud replaces Werner

78′ – SAVED! Leicester keeper Schmeichel makes a brilliant save diving to his right as he denies Chilwell an equaliser. The resultant corner also fails to trouble the Leicester defence.

75′ – SUBSTITUTION! Double change for Chelsea: Havertz and Hudson-Odoi IN | Jorginho and Azpilicueta OUT

72′ – Same old story. James’ delivery is headed out to safety comfortably by Leicester defender.

72′ – Another corner for Chelsea

68′ – SUBSTITUTION! Double change for Chelsea: Chilwell and Pulisic IN | Alonso and Ziyech OUT

68′ – SUBSTITUTION! Change for Leicester: Maddison replaces Iheanacho

65′ – Corner for Chelsea. Again clears out quite easily by Leicester’s defender

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