As Liverpool are currently toiling in the Premier League and have just exited the Capital One Cup courtesy of Brendan Rodgers’ former side Swansea City, it’s easy to forget that the Reds actually made it to two cup finals last season.
The first, the Carling Cup, was won in February in a typically Liverpool manner: a nerve-wracking penalty shootout, but the second, the FA Cup, was lost against Chelsea in May.
The buildup to Wembley, though, involved a classic Merseyside derby semifinal clash, in which Daniel Agger and Jamie Carragher’s hesitant clearance allowed Nikica Jelavic to open the scoring.
Suarez, however, capitalized on an errant Sylvain Distin backpass on 62 minutes and finished coolly with the outside of his boot past Tim Howard to equalize for Liverpool.
Andy Carroll’s last-gasp header off Craig Bellamy’s free kick led Jamie Carragher to proclaim that the goal was worth his £35 million transfer fee and that Carroll would be remembered forever.