With the help of penalties, Liverpool defeats Derby County in the Carabao Cup.

In the third round match that was played on Wednesday night at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, the reigning champion, defeated Derby County 3-2 on penalties to advance to the next round of the Carabao Cup for the current season 2022-2023.

The first meeting between the two sides resulted in a scoreless tie, which led to both teams advancing to the penalty shootout to determine qualification in the game that saw Mohamed Salah, an Egyptian international, sit out the whole game.

The English Premier League Cup is currently held by Liverpool, which will begin the battle to defend it with today’s game at home and in front of its supporters. Mohamed Salah, an Egyptian international, helped Liverpool win the trophy for the eighth time in club history.

Brighton and Liverpool

Prior to today’s game, the Liverpool team has previously faced Derby County 61 times. The Reds were able to win 37 games compared to the opponent’s 14, and 10 of their encounters resulted in draws.

With six goals, the legendary Robbie Fowler is tied with Ray Kennedy as leading scorer against Derby County.

The Reds defeated the Whites by a score of 2–0 on October 26, 1977, in front of 30,000 spectators. Today’s game is the third in the same competition in which they have already met twice.

In contrast, Liverpool won the second game, which was played in September 2016, 3-0, in front of 26,000 fans.

Brighton and Liverpool

Whether in the previous two games or today’s encounter, and Derby County faced off in the third round of the League Cup.

Liverpool is playing the game in excellent spirits after defeating Tottenham Hotspur by a score of two last Sunday in the English Premier League, a game in which Egyptian sensation Mohamed Salah played a key role and scored twice.

In order to prevent stress or injuries, coach Jurgen Klopp has opted to rest several important players during today’s game. This is especially important because the squad faces Southampton on November 12 in the English Premier League’s sixteenth round.

Derby County, who compete in the English second division, on the other hand, wants to shock and dethrone the reigning champion early and continue his career in the competition.

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