FREE BETS AND SIGN UP DEALS – BEST NEW CUSTOMER OFFERS It means the England and Chelsea ace has now lost SIX consecutive finals at Wembley in his professional career.
Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka all missed from the spot, breaking the nation’s hearts. Mount played in his first FA Cup final for his boyhood club and played under Lampard, who replaced Maurizio Sarri in the summer. But a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang brace sunk the Blues and handed Mikel Arteta his first piece of silverware as a manager. Mount started for Derby in the play-off final in front of just over 85,000 fans.
England made their first major tournament final since their World Cup win in 1966. Christian Pulisic opened the scoring in the final that was played behind closed doors due to Covid. MASON MOUNT missed a crucial penalty in Chelsea’s FA Cup final defeat to Liverpool, condemning himself to SIX consecutive Wembley final defeats. Mount stepped up in sudden death and missed.
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Play-off final – Aston Villa vs Derby, 2019
But the game didn’t go to plan with Anwar El Ghazi breaking the deadlock just before half-time. And this season, back-to-back losses to Liverpool on penalties in both the Carabao Cup and FA Cup added more insult to injury for the Chelsea fan. Mount‘s bad luck at the national team’s stadium started back in 2019 during his loan spell at Derby. Mount then suffered heartbreak with England, who were penalties away from their first major trophy since 1966, but they were toppled by Italy.
FA Cup final – Arsenal vs Chelsea, 2020
Leonardo Bonucci grabbed a second half equaliser and forced the game to extra-time and eventually penalties. Mount’s bad luck is leading to some fans believing the midfielder is “cursed”. John McGinn then added a second after the restart.
FA Cup final – Chelsea vs Leicester City, 2021
The 23-year-old was playing under Frank Lampard at the time but lost to Aston Villa in the Championship play-off final. Mount again started for Chelsea in a major final. To soften the blow, Chelsea managed to win the Champions League in Lisbon against Manchester City that summer.
Euro final – England vs Italy, 2021
He then followed it up with back-to-back FA Cup defeats in 2020 and 2021. Mount started and all was looking well as he played a role in Luke Shaw’s early opener. The final was held in the home of English football, Wembley. One fan said on Twitter: “Mason Mount is really cursed at Wembley.” Mount started the 2021 FA Cup final against Leicester but a Youri Tielemans wonderstrike won it for the Foxes.
Carabao Cup final – Chelsea vs Liverpool, 2022
Second time lucky for Mount? No. Third time lucky in the FA Cup and third time lucky on penalties? Absolutely not. Liverpool won the penalty shootout 11-10 with keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga missing.
FA Cup final – Chelsea vs Liverpool 2022
Konstantinos Tsimikas then stepped up and converted to keep Liverpool in the hunt for a historic quadruple. The two Premier League sides played out another 0-0 final stalemate and the game was forced to penalties.
But the game went to penalties, something he’d have hoped to avoid after the heartbreak with England the previous summer. Read More on The Sun