Chelsea has a strong history when it comes to the English League Cup, with some remarkable success since the 2000s. The club first tasted success in the competition in 1964–65, when they defeated Leicester City.
Since the 200ps, Chelsea has mainly been successful in the League Cup compared to the 90s.
How many times have Chelsea won the League Cup?
Chelsea had won five EFL League Cup titles since 1995, when the club first succeeded against Leicester City.
Chelsea won the League Cup in 1964–65, 1997–98, 2004–05, 2006–07 and 2014–15. The London-based club have also lost in four finals, most recently to Liverpool on penalties which could have increased the club’s tally to six.
Early years in the competition
The early years of the English League Cup utilised a different format for finals.
In the 1964–65 final, Chelsea won 3-2 on aggregate to lift their first title. But this was followed by a 33-year for a second title in 1998.
From 2005 to 2022, Chelsea appeared in six League Cup finals, winning three finals.