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Beating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles

28 Feb 2022 | 14:15

Center-back Virgil van Dijk and Liverpool players had a pretty good celebration after a breathtaking victory over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup Final.

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Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 The final match between Chelsea and Liverpool was inconclusive after 120 official minutes. In the final minutes of the second extra time, coach Thomas Tuchel decided to launch goalkeeper Kepa into the field to catch a penalty shootout.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 When facing Van Dijk, the Spaniard had a psychological blow when he stood almost to the left (from Van Dijk’s point of view).

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 However, the seasoned Liverpool midfielder was not defeated in this psychological battle. He shot a powerful shot to the top left corner. And despite falling in the right direction, Kepa still had to surrender. After that, it was Kepa who missed the decisive penalty to help Liverpool crown.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 And here is a picture of Van Dijk proudly celebrating with the title of “Player of the Match” of BTC and the Carabao trophy.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 Liverpool’s dressing room seemed to celebrate after 120 minutes of tension.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 Captain Henderson played very well last night.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 Salah shows off the medal he won for the first time in this tournament.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 General Milner happily wrote on Twitter: “Oh, they will have to redecorate the Champion congratulatory plaque again.”

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 Reserve goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher had a great day when replacing Alisson’s role.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 Carabao Cup is the missing trophy in Jurgen Klopp’s super training set.

Defeating Kepa, Van Dijk proudly celebrates two big titles - Football

 This is also a springboard for Liverpool to dream of a scenario that can beat Man City in the Premier League this season.