H2H Records | Arsenal vs Liverpool previous League Cup meetings

Here is a look at the H2H records for games played between Arsenal and Liverpool in the EFL/League/Carabao Cup. The two sides will do battle at Anfield tonight, and have met 11 times previously in this competition, with the Reds holding a slight advantage over the Gunners, as can be seen below. We’ve also included starting lineups for those games- a nice trip down memory lane!

Some of these meetings, especially after the turn of the century, have produced PLENTY of goals- 9 in the 2007 clash, and 10 last year.

1977/78 Semifinal first leg (February 7, 1978)

Liverpool 2-1 Arsenal (Dalglish 26, Kennedy 81 | MacDonald 13)

LFC lineup: Clemence, Hughes, Smith, Thompson, Neal, Kennedy, McDermott, Case, Heighway, Fairclough, Dalglish

AFC lineup: Jennings, Nelson, O’Leary, Young, Rice, Rix, Price, Hudson, Brady, Stapleton, MacDonald

1977/78 Semifinal second leg (February 14, 1978)

Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

1988/89 Third Round & Two Replays (November 2, 9 and 23 1988)

Liverpool 1-1 Arsenal (Barnes 66 | Rocastle 72)

Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

Liverpool 2-1 Arsenal (McMahon 61, Aldridge 67 | Merson 26)

LFC lineup: Hooper, Staunton, Ablett, Nicol, Venison, Spackman, Whelan, McMahon, Houghton, Bardsley, Rush

AFC lineup: Lukic, Winterburn, Adams, Bould, Dixon, Rocastle, Thomas, Marwood, Richardson, Merson, Smith

1989/90 Third Round (October 25, 1989)

Arsenal 1-0 Liverpool (Smith 80)

AFC lineup: Lukic, Winterburn, Adams, O’Leary, Dixon, Hayes, Thomas, Rocastle, Richardson, Merson, Quinn

LFC lineup: Grobbelaar, Burrows, Ablett, Molby, Watson, Barnes, Whelan, Houghton, McMahon, Venison, Rush

1994/95 Quarterfinal (January 11, 1995)

Liverpool 1-0 Arsenal (Rush 59)

LFC lineup: James, Bjornebye, Scales, Ruddock, Babb, Jones, Redknapp, Barnes, McManaman, Rush, Fowler

AFC lineup: Seaman, Winterburn, Bould, Linighan, Dixon, Hillier, Schwarz, Parlour, Jensen, Campbell, Wright

1996/97 Fourth Round (November 27, 1996)

Liverpool 4-2 Arsenal (McManaman 26, Fowler 39 & 52, Berger 72 | Wright 13 & 68 pen)

LFC lineup: James, Bjornebye, Ruddock, Babb, Wright, McAteer, Thomas, Barnes, Berger, McManaman, Fowler

AFC lineup: Lukic, Winterburn, Adams, Bould, Dixon, Vieira, Keown, Platt, Merson, Wright, Hartson

2006/07 Quarterfinal (January 9, 2007)

Liverpool 3-6 Arsenal (Fowler 33, Gerrard 68, Hyypia 80 | Aliadiere 27, Baptista 40, 45+6, 60 & 84, Song 45+2)

LFC lineup: Dudek, Aurelio, Hyypia, Paletta, Peltier, Warnock, Guthrie, Gerrard, Gonzalez, Bellamy, Fowler

AFC lineup: Almunia, Djorou, Hoyte, Toure, Traore, Denilson, Fabregas, Baptista, Song, Aliadiere, Walcott

The 2007 clash was the first time in 77 years that Liverpool had conceded six at home, and manager Rafa Benitez had to apologise for their poor defensive show in the hammering.

2009/10 Round of 16 (28 October, 2009)

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool (Merida 19, Bendtner 50 | Insua 26)

AFC lineup: Fabianski, Gibbs, Silvestre, Senderos, Gilbert, Eastmond, Ramsey, Merida, Eduardo, Nasri, Bendtner

LFC lineup: Cavalieri, Insua, Kyrgiakos, Skrtel, Degen, Spearing, Plessis, Babel, Voronin, Kuyt, N’Gog

2019/20 Fourth Round (30 October, 2019)

Liverpool 5-5 Arsenal (LFC won 5-4 on penalties)

For Liverpool: Mustafi OG 6, Milner pen 43, Ox 58, Origi 62 & 90
For Arsenal: Torreira 19, Martinelli 26 & 36, Maitland-Niles 54, Willock 70

LFC lineup: Kelleher, Milner, Gomez, van den Berg, Williams, Keita, Lallana, Origi, Ox, Elliott, Brewster

AFC lineup: Martinez, Kolasinac, Holding, Mustafi, Bellerin, Torreira, Willock, Saka, Maitland-Niles, Ozil, Martinelli

The referee for tonight’s clash is Kevin Friend, and Arsenal have won only 1 of their last 6 under him.

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