Leicester City beat Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea to lifted the English FA Cup for the first time. The goal came in the 61st of the game after a hard goalless draw first half encounter. Youri Tielemans scored a stunning long-range goal to earned the Foxes victory over the West London side at Wembley.
Youri Tielemans’ Long Range Strike Earned Leicester City F.A Cup Trophy
Tielemans collected a loose ball 30 yards out before rifling an unstoppable shot into the top corner. Chelsea scored later in the game but the goal was disallowed after the Video Assistant Referee checked it and discovered they was offside in the build-up of the goal which was an own goal scored by Morgan.
The Foxes held firm in stoppage time to earn Brendan Rodgers his first major trophy in English football. It is also Thomas Tuchel’s first final as Chelsea manager. They are to play two finals (the Champions League final against Manchester City and the English F.A Cup) which has now been taken by Leicester City from them.
It is Good news for Super Eagles stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi who are both Leicester City players. It is their first major trophy with the club. Kelechi Iheanacho has been very instrumental in the road to the English F.A Cup final. It is a well deserved win for the Foxes, for Chelsea, they still have the Uefa Champions League final to play against Manchester City in Porto.