Cardiff v Liverpool player ratings
Man for man marking from Wembley Stadium
James Mariner is a journalist who has been boring The Independent sports desk with mindless statistics since June 2007. Helping with various, wide-ranging desk duties (I made the tea once), supervising workies and the endless researching of panels, James has an unnatural love of all things football, and in particular the Europa League, being a Tottenham Hotspur supporter. He cites Brian Sears and Ledley King among his heroes and can even find something interesting in Burnley v Hull City. On a good day.
Monday 27 February 2012
Liverpool needed penalties to overcome Championship side Cardiff in the Carling Cup final at Wembley.
After an entertaining game, drawn 2-2, we assess how the players of both teams rated.
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