A cold Wednesday night served fans and viewers another comeback masterclass as Liverpool came from two goals down to defeat Leicester 5-4 on penalties having played out a 3-all draw in normal time.
A brace from Jamie Vardy put the hosts 2-0 behind as early as the 13th minute. Although the Reds pulled one back through Chamberlain a minute from the 20′, they were 3-1 down at halftime after James Madison had hit a worldie for Leicester’s third.
A different Liverpool side took to the pitch for the second half as Klopp made 4 changes at the break and the reds soon returned to sight after the hour mark courtesy of substitute Diogo Jota.
Japanese Takumi Minamino struck a late equalizer in the 95th minute to send the game into a shoot out.
Up stepped second choice goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher as the Irish youngster saved two spotkicks to send Liverpool into the Semi-finals and the entire Anfield into raptures.
Jurgen Klopp had fielded a much weaker team compared to the side that drew 2-2 away at Spurs last weekend with youngsters forming the bulk of the team while Leicester City didn’t kick a ball over the weekend as their game was postponed for another date.
Liverpool will face Arsenal in the Semi-finals of the Carabao cup. The Gunners had defeated Sunderland 5-1 a day ago.