Liverpool head to Wembley in search of their eighth FA Cup victory as they continue their quest for an unprecedented quadruple. Chelsea are in their third successive final in the competition having lost to Leicester and Arsenal in 2021 and 2020 respectively.
When you are three years in a row in the final and lose it three times, that would not be the best record that you can put into the history of the FA Cup,” he told the Mirror. “But I think the FA Cup Final is a bit similar to the Champions League Final last year. I think there we were also a bit the underdogs, but it fits us very well, I think. With the structure we have.
“Liverpool have always had problems against us. In the last two years that I’ve been here we always had good games against Liverpool. We never lost in 90 minutes, so I think we also won some games. It makes it a lot of fun to play against Liverpool. They defend very deep, because they are also very brave, they also defend very high, so maybe that fits my style of football a bit better. It is fun.”
Werner explained how determined his side were to lift the trophy and was full of praise for the Reds ahead of the clash. He said: “To win the FA Cup at the end of the season gives the season this touch. It is one of the biggest cups in Europe. The oldest cup in England. We want to win this cup. We are all happy that we have also a very good opponent where it makes it much fun to play in this final and we want to win it.”