Liverpool 0 Arsenal 0: Ten-man Gunners hold on for draw in Carabao Cup semi

LIVERPOOL failed to find a way past ten-man Arsenal as the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final showdown ended in a 0-0 stalemate.

Granit Xhaka was sent off after just 24 minutes, leaving the Gunners to battle for most of the match with a man down.

Ten-man Arsenal kept Liverpool at bay in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final showdown

Ten-man Arsenal kept Liverpool at bay in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final showdownCredit: Rex
Granit Xhaka was sent off after 24 minutes but the game ended in a 0-0 stalemate

Granit Xhaka was sent off after 24 minutes but the game ended in a 0-0 stalemateCredit: Rex

But Liverpool could not find a way through and may live to regret it next week in return leg at the Emirates.

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