Cardiff City vs. Liverpool: 5 Mistakes Reds Need to Learn From

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Cardiff City vs. Liverpool: 5 Mistakes Reds Need to Learn From
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Liverpool Players Made a Lot of Mistakes Despite Beating Cardiff City to Win the League Cup

Liverpool FC, despite beating Cardiff City at Wembley to win the League Cup, made a lot of mistakes in this match.

They won the game on penalties, after it finished 2-2 AET, with Martin Skrtel cancelling out a Joe Mason opener in regular time, and Ben Turner tucking past Pepe Reina's legs to prevent Dirk Kuyt from scoring a heroic winner in extra time.

But the Reds' performance against the Championship side wouldn't cut it at a high Premier League level, and once the players come down from such a high after winning the trophy, Kenny Dalglish needs to do a lot of work on the training ground if Liverpool are to remain competitive and go on to win the FA Cup.

The Bluebirds played better than expected given they play in England's second-tier—Liverpool on the other hand, were below par.

Here are five mistakes they made in the 2012 League Cup which need to be addressed.

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