At last, the Fulham support had a cup tie. For so long, it felt as though their big night would fall flat. Liverpool had scored early through Luis Díaz and it was not a moment that the Fulham goalkeeper, Bernd Leno, will enjoy watching back.
Fulham needed two goals to take this Carabao Cup semi-final to extra-time and it was Liverpool, fighting to remain alive on four fronts, who boasted the assurance. It said so much that when the Fulham playmaker, Andreas Pereira, misplaced a pass on 66 minutes, there were boos from the crowd.
Written by David Hytner at Craven Cottage
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