Match details

Liverpool 2 - 2 Northampton Town

Penalty shootout: 2 - 4

Game date: Wednesday 22 September 2010 at 20:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: League Cup 3rd round Attendance: 22,577
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Taylor A
Manager: Roy Hodgson Opposition manager: Ian Sampson

Opposition lineup

Chris Dunn, John Johnson, Paul Rodgers, Ben Tozer, Andy Holt, Liam Davis, Ryan Gilligan, Michael Jacobs, Abdul Osman, Kevin Thornton, Billy McKay

Opposition goals

Billy McKay 56'
Michael Jacobs 98'

Opposition substitutions

Paul Rodgers out for Courtney Herbert 80'
Billy McKay out for Steve Guinan 83'
John Johnson out for Nathaniel Wedderburn 87'

Penalty shootout

0 - 0 Steve Guinan missed
David N'Gog missed 0 - 0
0 - 1 Kevin Thornton scored
Jonjo Shelvey scored 1 - 1
1 - 2 Liam Davis scored
Daniel Agger scored 2 - 2
2 - 3 Michael Jacobs scored
Nathan Eccleston missed 2 - 3
2 - 4 Abdul Osman scored


- Jonjo Shelvey makes his LFC debut
- Danny Wilson makes his LFC debut
- Thomas Ince makes his LFC debut
- Brad Jones makes his LFC debut
- Milan Jovanovic scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.05
- Average age of the Northampton Town starting lineup: 23.14
- 19-year old Danish-born Martin Hansen is named as Liverpool's substitute goalkeeper for the first time in a competitive match; the same applies for 17-year old defender Andre Wisdom.
- Sotirios Kyrgiakos was named as Liverpool's captain for this match.
- Liverpool lose a penalty shoot-out in a competitive match for only the second time (the first was against Wimbledon in December 1993).

Related files

Various newspaper reports compiled by Graeme Riley
Match programme

Other games during this season