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Liverpool boss Klopp wary of Chelsea: Luck was with us for Carabao Cup

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits luck was with them for their Carabao Cup final win against Chelsea.

Tomorrow's FA Cup final is a repeat of the Reds' victory over Chelsea on penalties in the League Cup.

Klopp said, "What is clear when you start a journey is that you can't have it all.

"We didn't have the squad to go for it all. We had to make changes, everybody makes changes during the FA Cup and Carabao Cup campaigns.

"The most important thing when you start new is to qualify for the Champions League because that gives you resources for making the next step.

"It was never that we didn't want to go to the final, we just didn't have the power to do it. But I don't think we were particularly lucky with our draws. We had really tough draws. We're really desperate to win it [now]."

On the League Cup final, Klopp said: "It's a completely different game. Chelsea is a really well-coached team. They have a similar system to others but a different level.

"They have an idea for all areas of the game. They are very organised defensively and offensively incredible talent .

"We have no idea how Thomas [Tuchel] will line up. There are so many options."

Klopp added: "When you go for three or four trophies, it's clear you get it or you don't.

"It's a busy season, but it will never happen that the FA Cup is just a normal game.

"It's a special game and for some of us the biggest in their career. We want to enjoy it and deliver it for our people."


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