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Arsenal force Liverpool to 0-0 draw, wins on penalty, see lineups

Arsenal FC forced Liverpool to a 0-0 draw on Thursday but won on 5-4 aggregate to qualify for the quarter finals of EFL Carabao Cup.

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Arsenal goalkeeper saved the day by saving Twp penalties while Willock scored the winning penalty.

Arsenal lost 3-1 in the Premier League at the Reds four days ago, and Arteta was pleased with his side’s response.

“We still have lots to learn but we are on the right path,” the Spaniard said.

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“It is the third time in about eight weeks we have played against the best team in Europe, in my opinion, and it is a step forward for my team.

“We want to treat every competition as an opportunity to win a trophy, we have to do that for the club we represent and we will do that.”

The teams produced a 5-5 thriller at Anfield in the competition last season before a penalty shootout, won by Liverpool, but this was a considerably less exciting match.

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Both sides struggled for fluency after making numerous changes from their Premier League meeting on Monday.

But after Divock Origi and Harry Wilson saw efforts saved by Leno, Willock converted the decisive penalty.

Arsenal will now host Manchester City in the last eight, with all ties to be played in the week commencing 21 December.

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Line-ups

Liverpool XI: Milner, Adrian, Salah, Van Dijk, Minamino, Grujic, Harry Wilson, Jota, Curtis Jones, R. Williams, Neco Williams

Subs: Wijnaldum, Origi, Fabinho, Robertson, Joe Gomez, Kelleher, Elliott

Arsenal XI: Leno, Xhaka, Cedric, Kolasinac, Pepe, Ceballos, Holding, Gabriel, Willock, Nketiah, Saka

Subs: Luiz, Lacazette, M.Elneny, Runarsson, Maitland-Niles, Tierney, Nelson

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