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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne in action during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match against Carlisle United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Tactical Analysis: How Liverpool failed to break down Carlisle’s well-drilled defence

Liverpool’s League Cup victory over Carlisle United on Wednesday was marked by a worrying failure to break down a well-organised defence.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers giving team talk as the game goes into extra time during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Bogdan heroic, Rodgers stumped: 5 talking points from Liverpool’s penalty shootout win over Carlisle

Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool left it late to defeat League Cup opponents Carlisle United on Wednesday night, with many negatives to discuss.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Adam Bogdan makes a save in the 3-2 penalty shoot-out victory over Carlisle United during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Embarrassing” – Liverpool fans react to penalty shootout win against Carlisle

Following Liverpool’s penalty shootout triumph over Carlisle in the League Cup, we bring you the best of the fan reaction from the game.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Adam Bogdan celebrates after his saves in the penalty shoot out sealed a 3-2 victory after a 1-1 draw against Carlisle United during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool 1-1 Carlisle (Liverpool win 3-2 on penalties): Bogdan spares Reds’ blushes

Liverpool beat Carlisle 3-2 on penalties in the League Cup third round on Wednesday night, but it was an extremely poor night on Merseyside.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 23, 2015: Liverpool's Joe Allen in action against Carlisle United's Bastien Hery during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVE: Liverpool vs. Carlisle United – Follow the Reds’ League Cup tie here

Liverpool take on Carlisle United in tonight’s League Cup clash, with the Reds desperate for a win. We’re live to bring you the latest.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 12, 2015: Liverpool's Danny Ings in action against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Carlisle United: Six changes as Danny Ings starts

After scoring in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Norwich, Danny Ings is named in a much-changed XI for Liverpool’s League Cup clash with Carlisle.

SWINDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 2, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Adam Bogdan warms up ahead of a friendly match against Swindon Town at the County Ground. (Pic by Mark Hawkins/Propaganda)

5 Liverpool players who should start against Carlisle United in League Cup

We select 5 players we’d like to see start Liverpool’s League Cup tie against Carlisle.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 25, 2009: A general view of Liverpool's Anfield stadium. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

League Cup Third Round Draw: Liverpool to host Carlisle United

Liverpool have been drawn against League Two side Carlisle United in the League Cup third round.