Norwich vs Liverpool LIVE: Carabao Cup result, final score and reaction tonight

Relive all the action from the Carabao Cup third-round tie at Carrow Road

Michael Jones
Tuesday 21 September 2021 21:49
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Liverpool progressed into the Carabao Cup fourth round with a 3-0 victory at Norwich after Takumi Minamino hit a brace and Caoimhin Kelleher denied Christos Tzolis from the penalty spot in the first half at Carrow Road.

The all-Premier League clash had the caveat of both clubs making wholesale changes, 18 in total, and one of those Minamino fired the Reds ahead inside four minutes.

Jurgen Klopp’s side almost conceded before the break when the Canaries forced a spot-kick, but Kelleher came to the rescue and Divock Origi’s first goal in 12 months was followed by a second for Minamino to clinch the win. Relive all the action live below:


Liverpool cruise past Norwich in Carabao Cup as Takumi Minamino scores twice

Liverpool’s much-changed line-up beat that of Norwich.

Therein lies the modern-day truths of both the League Cup and of the difference in squad depth at either end of the Premier League table.

Jurgen Klopp’s mix of incredibly talented youngsters, senior internationals and players pushing for a first-team berth were, simply, a lot better than their Norwich counterparts.

Liverpool cruise past Norwich in Carabao Cup as Minamino scores twice

Norwich 0-3 Liverpool: Minamino notched a brace and Origi nodded another to send the Reds to the fourth round

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:40

Full-time: Norwich 0 - 3 Liverpool

90+2 mins: Liverpool win. It was expected but Norwich should be disappointed with how the game played out. They allowed the Reds to take the lead from a set piece very early in the game and had two great chances either side of the break to put themselves in front. Christos Tzolis missed a penalty before Pierre Lees-Melou blasted over from close range.

Liverpool then stepped it up a gear, scored two more goals and saw out the game. It’s a second 3-0 win over the Canaries this season for Liverpool who advance to the next round.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:37

Norwich 0 - 3 Liverpool

90 mins: Two minutes to be added on at the end of the game.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:33

Norwich 0 - 3 Liverpool

86 mins: It’s just not happening for Norwich. Billy Gilmour wins the ball in his own half and the dances around the Liverpool midfield before slipping the ball into the box for Idah. He hits one at goal but the effort is straight at Kelleher who clings onto the shot. At least this one was on target.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:31

Norwich 0 - 3 Liverpool

83 mins: It’s a defeat of Norwich’s own making. They’ve missed all of their big chances and Liverpool have taken theirs. Billy Gilmour sends a through ball into the left side of the box and Teemu Pukki gets there. He sends a shot back across goal but no prizes for guessing that the effort went wide.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:27

GOAL! Norwich 0 - 3 Liverpool (Minamino, 80’)⚽️

80 mins: Game over. A tussle for the ball over Liverpool’s right wing ends with it popping out to Oxlade-Chamberlain. He slides it into the box for Minamino who carries it towards goal. None of the Norwich defenders try to tackle him so he delays, delays and delays before nudging the ball past Gunn as the goalkeeper drops to stop the chance. Easy-peasy.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:23

Norwich 0 - 2 Liverpool

78 mins: Pierre Lees-Melou is taken off by Daniel Farke who brings on Kieran Dowell for the closing stages of this match. Liverpool just need to see it out now. A goal for Norwich would make it interesting.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:21

Norwich 0 - 2 Liverpool

75 mins: Chance! Robertson sprays a poor crossfield pass into Rupp who has time on the ball. He brings it down, picks his target and blasts the effort over the goal. Norwich’s finishing has been dreadful tonight. They’ve had four or five scoreable chances but keep missing the target.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:18

Norwich 0 - 2 Liverpool

72 mins: Lees-Melou slips as he’s about to tackle Jones and clumsily clatters into the Liverpool midfielder. He picks up a yellow card for the challenge.

Oxlade-Chamberlain takes the free kick. It’s about 20-yards or so out from goal but he only manages to whack the ball into the wall.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:15

Norwich 0 - 2 Liverpool

69 mins: Daniel Farke is chasing the game and needs to take a few more risks. He brings on Teemu Pukki and Milot Rashica who replace Christos Tzolis and Bali Mumba.

They’re like-for-like swaps but both players bring more experience.

Michael Jones21 September 2021 21:13

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