Liverpool held by 10-man Arsenal in League Cup semi

Liverpool's German-born Cameroonian defender Joel Matip (left) vies with Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli

Liverpool's German-born Cameroonian defender Joel Matip (left) vies with Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli during their English League Cup semi-final first leg match at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on January 13, 2022.
 

Photo credit: Paul Ellis | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Gunners looked set to pay for another moment of madness from former captain Granit Xhaka when he was sent off for chopping down Diogo Jota after just 24 minutes
  • Liverpool badly missed the firepower of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as they laboured to even create chances against the 10 men
  • Minamino's mishit cross that sailed inches wide was the closest Klopp's men came to making the breakthrough before the German turned to his bench for the final half hour

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