Matt's By The Numbers Report: Derby (Carabao Cup)

by Matthew Taylor

Hey Reds! After Mo and the Reds dispatched Spurs in their own back garden, Klopp's men now welcome Football League One side, Derby to Anfield. Liverpool FC is the reigning champions of the Carabao Cup, beating Chelsea year! It's hard to forget that final. My fingernails are still growing back after watching the penalty shootout go all the way to the goalkeepers, where Caoimhin Kelleher scored the decisive pen! Let's take a look at some of the key numbers heading into the cup game! 👇

1 - This is Liverpool's 1st Carabao Cup tie of the season. 🏆

2 - This is the 2nd last Liverpool game before the World Cup break! 😕

4 - Takumi Minamino was Liverpool's highest scorer in last year's Carabao Cup run with 4! 🇯🇵

5 - LFC has won the last 5 games against Derby.

9 - After last year's triumph, Liverpool now has 9 League Cup titles! 🏆

9 - The Reds are unbeaten in the last 9 games against Derby. 👏

11-10 - Liverpool will be looking to retain the cup, after beating Chelsea 11-10 on penalties last season! 😅

14 - Mo Salah now has 14 goals this season! 👑

16 - Liverpool found out they will play Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League! 👀

2016 - Liverpool's last game against Derby came in the League Cup in 2016. The Reds won by three. 💪


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