Some would argue that the Carling Cup isn't the most prestigious trophy in England. In the pecking order, it certainly sits well behind the Premier League and also behind the FA Cup.
It's certainly true that with a club like Liverpool, managers aren't remembered for their league cup wins alone.
Regardless, a trophy is a trophy, and Arsenal would love to have won the Carling Cup this time last year.
Rather than being the end of a journey, winning this competition could mean progress for the Reds.
They aren't completely eliminated from winning a place in the Champions League. A win like this could spur the team on for the remainder of the season.
Despite being a Championship side, Cardiff City is going to be a tough test for the Reds.
Here are three keys for Liverpool to be able to lift its first trophy in the new Wembley Stadium.