Liverpool keep away from Chelsea in Carabao Cup semi-finals as Reds get Fulham and Blues face Middlesbrough


Liverpool have landed Fulham within the Carabao Cup semi-final draw, which means Middlesbrough will face Chelsea.

Liverpool‘s victory over West Ham on Wednesday night time at Anfield means they’ll meet Marco Silva’s males over two legs.


Liverpool totally thrashed West Ham at AnfieldCredit score: Getty

The Reds made mild work of the Hammers, smashing them 5-1 with two targets from Curtis Jones, in addition to strikes from Dominik Szoboszlai, Cody Gakpo and Mohamed Salah.

Chelsea, in the meantime, will tackle Middlesbrough with the primary leg going forward on the Riverside Stadium.

And the Blues are there courtesy of a penalty shootout win over Newcastle at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night time, which noticed final season’s finalists crashed out.

Kieran Trippier had a horror night time as his mistake allowed Mykhailo Mudryk to attain a stoppage-time equaliser earlier than lacking his penalty within the ensuing shootout.

Liverpool final met Chelsea within the Carabao Cup within the 2022 ultimate at Wembley, which went to penalties.

Each participant took a spot-kick earlier than Caoimhin Kelleher scored and Kepa Arrizabalaga missed his shot to offer the Reds the victory.

And so they may meet once more within the ultimate however should win their respective semi-finals.

Liverpool’s first leg, commencing January 8, will go forward at Anfield earlier than travelling to Craven Cottage for the second leg.

Klopp's Liverpool booked their slot in the semi-finals on Wednesday night


Klopp’s Liverpool booked their slot within the semi-finals on Wednesday night time

Liverpool may think about themselves favourites to go on and win the trophy this season, trying to win their tenth League Cup.

Final 12 months’s winners Manchester United have already been knocked out whereas Manchester Metropolis additionally departed the competitors earlier this season.

Chelsea may need one thing to say about that whereas Fulham and Middlesbrough will likely be searching for a large upset.

If Boro attain the ultimate, they’ll change into the primary non-Premier League membership to make it to that stage since Bradford Metropolis in 2011.

On that event, they confronted Swansea within the ultimate with Michael Laudrup in cost, with the Swans profitable 5-0.


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