Chelsea won their seventh FA Cup Saturday after an exciting 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Wembley. Goals from Ramires and can’t-miss-at-Wembley Didier Drogba were enough to overcome Andy Carroll's second-half score.
Roberto Di Matteo is helping his argument to remain the coach of the club for the long term, as his side once again rose to the challenge when it mattered. It was a good result coming off of a tough defeat to Newcastle in the midweek that effectively took them out of contention for fourth place in the EPL.
However, today's win at least guaranteed Chelsea a Europa League spot, so European competition will be on their schedule next season—though Champions League is still the goal. With their final against Bayern Munich two weeks away, the Blues will be happy to go in with a winning attitude.
Here are five things we learned from the FA Cup win.