Carling Cup Final 2012 : Liverpool beat Cardiff in Penalty Shootout

Liverpool have reacquainted themselves with the business of winning trophies at Wembley. For a club with their ambitions, it has been too long and they will cherish the moments of jubilation that followed this latest reminder that, when it comes to penalty shootouts, they are only just behind Germany in terms of efficiency.This was the fifth time they have lifted a trophy because of their superiority from 12 yards and, in total, they have lost only two out of 13 shootouts. Some of the club's greatest moments have been shrouded in this form of high drama and it felt like they had been merely toying with everyone's emotions that they won despite missing their first two.

Final score and result:- Cardiff vs Liverpool 2-2 ( Mason, Turner/ Skrtel, Kuyt)- Liverpool win 3-2 on penalties

Wembley Stadium, London- 26 February, 2012- Carling Cup 2012 Final- 16.00 UK KO

Liverpool win the Carling Cup 3-2 on penalties after Cardiff substitute Anthony Gerrard, the cousin of Liverpool skipper Steven, misses the decisive spot kick for the the Bluebirds.