- This will be the eighth time Chelsea and Liverpool have played each other in the League Cup and for the second time in the final. On 27 February 2005, exactly 17 years to the date of Sunday’s match, Chelsea beat Liverpool 3-2 after extra time in the final in Cardiff.
- Liverpool have been victorious in only one of their last five League Cup ties against Chelsea.
- The most recent match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium was the 2012 FA Cup final which Chelsea won 2-1.
- Chelsea and Liverpool have met 189 times in all competitions. The Blues won 65, the Reds 80 and there were 44 draws.