The Liverpool team qualified for the round of 16 of the English League Cup, after its victory against its host Norwich City, with three goals against a goal, in the match that brought the two teams together, on Tuesday evening, at the Carrow Road Stadium in the third round of the championship competitions.
Liverpool match today
The Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool striker, was absent from the basic and reserve formation, in order to rest in preparation for the important matches in the English Premier League competition as well as the European Champions League. Klopp also excluded many stars, led by Senegalese star Sadio Mane, Dutchman Virgil van Dijk and goalkeeper Alison.
The first goal came just 4 minutes after the start of the match through the Japanese Taki Minamino with a shot from inside the penalty area, after a pass from Belgian Divock Origi.
In the second half, Divock Origi added the second goal at the 50th minute, before Minamino scored his second and third goal for his team in the 80th minute, ending the match 3-0 in favor of the Reds.
Norwich City missed the opportunity to score in the 42nd minute when Christos Tzulis missed a penalty kick.
The formation of Liverpool was as follows: Goalkeepers: Kelleher / Defense: Bradley, Konate, Gomez, Tsimikas / Midfield: Keita, Curtis Jones, Chamberlain / Attack: Gordon, Minamino, Origi
With this result, Liverpool qualifies for the round of 16 of the League Cup, awaiting the draw that will determine its next opponent.
Liverpool holds the record for the English Premier League Cup after winning 8 titles in previous seasons equally with Manchester City..