Mark Lawrenson is backing Liverpool FC to win the FA Cup last due to a 2-0 win towards Chelsea FC at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.
The Reds wish to elevate their second trophy of the 2021-22 season after Liverpool FC beat Chelsea FC on penalties within the League Cup last on the residence of English soccer again in February.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet have already booked their place within the Champions League last, the place they’ll meet Actual Madrid, however Liverpool FC seem unlikely to win the Premier League after falling three factors behind leaders Manchester Metropolis.
Liverpool FC had been 2-1 winners towards Aston Villa at Villa Park on Tuesday night time due to objectives from Joel Matip and Sadio Mane to increase the Merseyside outfit’s unbeaten run within the Premier League.
Chelsea FC have solely managed to win two of their final six Premier League video games to depart Thomas Tuchel’s facet simply 4 factors forward of fourth-placed Arsenal with two video games left to play.
The Blues have misplaced to Arsenal and Everton in addition to having dropped factors in attracts with Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers to wrestle with kind forward of the FA Cup last.
BBC Sport pundit Lawrenson is backing Liverpool FC to safe a 2-0 win over Chelsea FC within the Wembley showpiece to win their second trophy of the season.
“Normally with cup finals, I count on them to be actually tight with additional time and perhaps even penalties – like we noticed when these two groups met at Wembley within the Carabao Cup last in February,” Lawrenson advised BBC Sport.
“This time, although, I feel Liverpool will win it fairly comfortably, and in regular time too, simply because Chelsea usually are not at their greatest proper now.
“I do know Chelsea beat Leeds simply sufficient on Wednesday however I didn’t see that as them returning to kind. It was as a result of Leeds had a participant despatched off.
“I used to be at Villa Park on Tuesday to look at Liverpool. That they had some good moments, and some atypical ones however they nonetheless received. They’re going by a little bit of a patch the place they aren’t at their best possible, however they’ve nonetheless taken 4 factors from their previous two video games – their file this yr continues to be simply wonderful.
“So, Liverpool are favourites for me. They are going to be with out the injured Fabinho, which is a blow, however Jordan Henderson will simply are available there. Up entrance they’ll go along with Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Luis Diaz.
“That’s a ahead line to win a cup last, as a result of I don’t see Chelsea conserving them out.”
Liverpool FC haven’t crushed Chelsea FC in 90 minutes this season following 2-2 stalemates at Anfield and at Stamford Bridge earlier than a 1-1 draw within the League Cup last in regular time forward of a dramatic penalty shootout.