The Ivorian became the first player to score in four FA Cup finals, and after the 2-1 victory he told ITV: "Liverpool are a difficult team to play. Today we achieved a great result because after losing the game against Newcastle, it was very difficult for us. I'm glad we won today. It's the first step."
But the goal was not given, and Cech was adamant that was the right decision.
He told ITV: "I don't think it was over the line. If the ball was behind the line I couldn't have kept it out. I'm 100% sure it was not in, and I felt that from the first moment."
Unsurprisingly, Carroll argued the opposite view, and said his own fine performance was of little consolation.
The much-maligned striker said: "I thought it was over the line. I thought it hit the other side of the bar. We were unlucky. We had a few chances but we couldn't put them away. It wasn't to be."
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