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Complacent Reds Fight Back In Extra Time To Win 4-2

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Liverpool found themselves on the ropes on Tuesday evening after a solid first half performance quickly deteriorated when Notts County found themselves two goals to level the game up in the second half. Two excellent goals from Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge in the first 45 minutes looked to have already bagged a confident Liverpool side the win but with complacency setting in Notts County were rewarded for their hunger and pushed the tie to extra time. With 3 injuries for Liverpool and all their subs used, after Kolo Toure went down the Reds were left with 9 men, thankfully though another goal from the brilliant Sturridge and an awesome solo goal from Jordan Henderson ensured Liverpool would progress to the next round.

With Manchester United to face on Sunday many fans were surprised by the strength of the team fielded by Brendan Rodgers, I found it admirable that the boss was taking this competition seriously but I was also assuming that the likes of Sturridge and Gerrard woul…

Can We County On A Win?

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Haha, that pun in the title is terrible! Anyway... Liverpool welcome Notts County to Anfield on Tuesday evening as they look to progress to the next stage of the Capital One Cup. After two wins on the trot in the Premier League the Reds are in some good form but I'd be surprised if the same XI featured in the league will start on Tuesday.

Notts County are struggling with a few injuries at the moment. They are missing their captain Dean Leacock, they are also without Sheehan and Showunmi and Danny Haynes originally had a hamstring pull but it has since been redescribed as a knock and so it's unknown as to whether he will feature.

For Liverpool they are without Sebastian Coates who looks as though he may be out for the whole season and they are of course still without Luis Suarez.

The last time the two sides met was way back in March 1992. Liverpool won that game 4-0. To find a Notts County win we have to go all the way back to March 1956 when Notts County got the better of the …