Netease Sports reported on October 2:
At 2:45 a.m. on October 2nd, Beijing time, a focused matchup kicked off in the fourth round of the 2020-21 English League Cup.
The two clubs played 231 times. Liverpool had the upper hand with 89 wins, 63 draws and 79 losses. Among them, Arsenal lost only one game in the past 13 games, and the remaining 12 games achieved 6 wins and 6 draws. In the first leg of the Premier League this season, Liverpool reversed 3-1 with a 0-1 at home, ending Arsenal's record of not winning the last two games. In the League Cup, Liverpool and Arsenal faced each other 15 times, each winning 5 times in 90 minutes.
In the 7th minute, Arsenal made a quick counterattack. Pepe dribbled the ball into the penalty area on the left side of the front and knocked it horizontally. Willock in the center stopped the ball too much, but the ball fell right in front of Nkatia on the right side of the penalty area, but He adjusted too much and the ball was saved by Adrian. In the 12th minute, Ruota dribbled the ball into the penalty area and knocked on the left side of the penalty area.
In the 15th minute, Minano Takumi fiercely tackled Saka while grabbing the ball, and the referee showed him the first yellow card of the game. In the 16th minute, Arsenal made a free kick into the penalty area. Cedric swept the goal after taking the ball on the right. The referee blew a whistle and awarded Pepe an offensive foul in the penalty area.
In the 25th minute, Saka was dragged by N-Williams when he dribbled the ball from the left front, but the referee believed that there was no foul, which made the Gunners very dissatisfied. In the 34th minute, Jones took a long shot from the right side of the front court and the ball was easily confiscated by the goalkeeper. One minute later, Pepe played the ball to the penalty area. Grujic made a very clean tackle on the penalty area line. Enkatia fell to the ground. The referee did not say anything.
In the 41st minute, Ceballos started a long pass near the arc of the center circle. Enkadia took the ball and kicked the goal. The referee whistled and called offside. In the 43rd minute, Ceballos brought Jota down after losing his position. Fortunately, the foul was outside the penalty area. In the 45th minute, Jota made a header from the left side of the penalty area and the ball was
At the end of the half game, Liverpool and Arsenal shook hands temporarily 0-0.
The easy side fought again. In the 46th minute, Liverpool passed a free kick from the left to the penalty area. Grujic headed for the goal and the ball went above the crossbar. In the 50th minute, Liverpool was ready to counterattack quickly. Zhaka pulled Grujic behind him and the referee showed him a yellow card. In the 52nd minute, Liverpool's right corner kick was penalized into the penalty area, Grujic made a point afterwards, Van Dijk attacked with the back of the instep, and the ball was confiscated by Leno. One minute later, Pepe got the ball in the frontcourt and then reached the penalty area. He was double-teamed by four defensive players and hit the goal, failing to gain strength.
In the 55th minute, Ruota took the ball in the front court and then broke through with the ball. After entering the shooting range, he kicked the ball with his right foot. In the 59th minute, Grujic shot a cold arrow from the outside of the penalty area, kicked the ball, and the ball was saved by Leno.
In the 61st minute, Liverpool made a long pass near the arc of the center circle, and the ball accurately found Jota, who kicked the ball and the ball was saved by Leno. 1 minute later, Liverpool kicked a corner kick into the penalty area, Leno flew to save the ball.
In the 69th minute, Pepe made a pass from the left bottom, Holding header from the front of the small penalty area, the ball was saved by Adrian. In the 74th minute, wearing the ball broke through and Wilson fouled, and the referee showed the latter a yellow card. In the 81st minute, Arsenal replaced Nkazette with Lacazette. In the 83rd minute, Cedric swept the penalty area near the left baseline and the ball came to Pepe's feet. The latter hit the goal directly and the ball went wide of the left post.
In the 2nd minute of injury time, Williams started a long shot outside the penalty area and the ball went wide of the left goal post. In the final 90 minutes of the game, Liverpool tied 0-0 at home, and the game went directly to a penalty shootout.
In the first round, Milner sent the ball to the right side of the goal; Lacazette hit the bottom left corner of the goal and succeeded, 1-1.
In the second round, Vinaldu sent the ball into the upper corner of the goal; Cedric kicked the upper right corner and succeeded, 2-2.
In the third round, Takuru Nanno fooled Leno and shot the ball into the upper right corner of the goal; Ernene was saved by Adrian in the middle, 3-2.
在第三轮中，南野卓（Takuru Nanno）欺骗了莱诺（Leno），并将球射入了球门的右上角； Ernene在中间3-2被Adrian拯救。
In the fourth round, Origi hit the bottom left corner and the ball was saved by Leno; Niles swayed the goalkeeper and hit the ball into the top right corner of the goal, 3-3.
In the fifth round, Jones shot Leno to judge the right direction, but failed to prevent the ball from reaching the net; Pepe pushed the lower left corner and succeeded, 4-4.
In the sixth round, Wilson's penalty was saved by Leno, Willock made it in one go, 4-5.
At the end of the game, Arsenal defeated Liverpool 5-4 on a penalty kick.
The list of both sides:
Liverpool (4-3-3): 13-Adrian/76-Internal Medicine-Williams, Rees-Williams, 4-Van Dijk (60'12-Joe Gomez), 7-Milner /16-Grujic, 17-Curtis-Jones, 59-Wilson/18-Minano Takumi, 20-Zorta (76'5-Vinaldum), 11-Salah (60' 27-Origi)
利物浦（4-3-3）：13-阿德里安/ 76-内科-威廉姆斯，里斯-威廉姆斯，4-范迪克（60'12-乔·戈麦斯），7-米尔纳/ 16-格鲁吉克，17-科蒂斯·琼斯，59-威尔逊/ 18-Minano Takumi，20-佐塔（76'5-Vinaldum），11-萨拉（60'27-Origi）
Arsenal (4-3-3): 1-Leno/17-Cedric Suarez, 31-Kolajinac, 16-Holding, 6-Gabriel/8-Céballos (67'25-Erneni), 28-Joseph Willock, 34-Zaka/7-Saka (85'15-Maitland-Niles), 19-Nikola-Pepe, 30-Enkadia (81'9-Lacazette)
阿森纳（4-3-3）：1-莱诺/ 17-塞德里克·苏亚雷斯，31-科拉吉纳克，16-举行，6-加百利/ 8-塞巴洛斯（67'25-埃内尼），28-约瑟夫·威洛克，34-扎卡7坂（85'15-迈特兰-尼尔斯），19-尼古拉-佩佩，30-恩卡迪亚（81'9-拉卡泽特）