Liverpool won Carling Cup 2012 after the final beat Cardiff City through on penalties at Wembley on Sunday (2/26/2012). After a 2-2 draw until the end of the extra round, Liverpool won on penalties with the score 3-2.
Cardiff went ahead through striker Joe Mason in the 19th minute. After reaching a breakthrough pass Kenny Miller, Mason rolling the ball into the bottom right corner of goalkeeper Pepe Reina.
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel brought an equalizer in the 60th minute. From close range, he found the net Cardiff.
Liverpool took advantage with goals from Dirk Kuyt at minute 108. Kuyt beat Heaton utilizing kicks the ball itself is not well anticipated by the opponent.
However, two minutes before the end of the extra round ended, Cardiff equalized through Ben Tuner. According to Soccernet, until the end of extra-time, Liverpool had the ball as much as 53 percent and creating 19 chances out of 39 experiments. Cardiff seven shots off accurately from eleven experiments.