Branislav Ivanovic secured Chelsea’s first domestic cup final appearance since 2012 after a heated semi-final second leg with Liverpool.
With the score 1-1 after the first leg at Anfield, Ivanovic’s extra-time header settled a compelling contest.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa twice escaped a red card for stamps on Liverpool’s Emre Can and Martin Skrtel.
The hosts were denied a penalty after Skrtel’s clumsy tackle on Costa before Ivanovic headed in Willian’s free-kick.
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