Liverpool have advanced into the finals of the Carabao Cup this season following a 2-0 victory over Arsenal on Thursday night at the Emirates.
Two goals from Diogo Jota who now has 27 goals in 57 games drove Jurgen Klopp’s men all the way.
Liverpool started the game on a back foot as Arsenal drew the first blood and were soon asking questions as Alexandre Lacazette effort from 19 yards was saved by Caoimhin Kelleher’s fingertips assisted by the crossbar.
Liverpool soon found their way into the game and took the lead through Diogo Jota.
The Portuguese got the ball from Trent Alexander-Arnold following an incisive Liverpool breakaway. He dispatched Tomiyasu for the ground before turning his effort opposite the direction he was moving.
The ball then rolled in past the aspiring hands of goalie Aaron Ramsdale who tried to return.
Liverpool dominated the major part of the game and missed a flurry of chances.
Liverpool finally doubled their last towards the closing stages of the encounter as Diogo Jota played in thin by Arsenal last man got Arnold’s pass way behind Arsenal defenseline. He then lobed it over the incoming Ramsdale.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has been directly involved in 13 goals in his last 14 games for Liverpool:
11 assists | 2 goals.Quick stat
Four of those assists have come against Arsenal. 🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️
Liverpool have now reached the final in Wembley against Chelsea, a side they have failed to beat in two games.
It will be Liverpool’s 13th time of playing in the finals.