Steven Gerard’s injury time goal tied the match and Liverpool went on to defeat West Ham on penalties
The 2006 FA Cup Final was a back and forth affair between Liverpool and West Ham United.
Liverpool’s Jamie Carragher scored an own goal to give the Hammers an early lead after 21 minutes. Just seven minutes later a Pepe Reina goalkeeping error allowed forward Dean Ashton to score and give West Ham a two goal lead.
Djibril Cisse got Liverpool back in to the match with a goal in the 32nd minute.
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Captain Steven Gerrard equalized in the 54th minute but defender ten minutes later Paul Konchesky put West Ham back in front.
Gerrard took center stage once again in stoppage time when his 35 yard shot found the back of the West Ham net.
No one was able to score in extra time and for the second consecutive year, the FA Cup would be decided on penalties.
Reina redeemed himself, saving three of West Ham’s attempts. Liverpool secured the cup 3-1 on penalties.