Liverpool win shootout over Leicester City
Liverpool win shootout over Leicester City.
Diogo Jota fired home the decisive penalty as Liverpool came back from two goals down to reach their first
Carabao Cup semi-final since 2017 thanks to a thrilling shootout victory against Leicester at Anfield.
Vardy’s first, from James Maddison’s pass, was a lesson in finding space before the striker’s shot found the opposite corner.
His second just needed prodding into an empty net as Patson Daka ran beyond the Liverpool defence and squared for
In addition, Maddison drove a fierce 25-yard effort into the roof of Kelleher’s goal, taking full advantage of a ricochet off
Jota was a particular nuisance, drawing an outstanding save from Schmeichel that would have pulled the hosts level after
he had halved the arrears.
Wilfred Ndidi’s pace denied Roberto Firmino a clear run at goal but it was his failure to read a routine Milner cross that brought
But Ryan Bertrand’s miss immediately afterwards gave Jota the chance to win it in sudden death and the Portuguese kept his nerve
to steer Liverpool into the last four and a meeting with Arsenal.