Cody Gakpo scored a stunning goal to help Liverpool beat Leicester City 3-1 in the Carabao Cup third round on Wednesday. The Dutch winger curled the ball into the top corner from outside the box in the 20th minute, to give Liverpool a 2-0 lead.

Liverpool took the lead in the 10th minute through Diogo Jota, who finished off a flowing move with a left-footed shot.

Roberto Firmino added Liverpool's third goal in the 62nd minute with a close-range finish.

Kelechi Iheanacho scored a consolation goal for Leicester in the 78th minute, but it was too late to prevent Liverpool from progressing to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Highlights

10th minute: Diogo Jota opens the scoring for Liverpool with a left-footed shot.
20th minute: Cody Gakpo scores a stunning goal to double Liverpool's lead.
62nd minute: Roberto Firmino adds Liverpool's third goal with a close-range finish.
78th minute: Kelechi Iheanacho scores a consolation goal for Leicester.

Analysis

Liverpool were the better team in this match, and they deserved their victory. Liverpool created a number of chances, and they were clinical in front of goal.

Leicester had a few chances in the game, but they were unable to convert them. Leicester's defense was also poor, and they conceded three soft goals.

Conclusion

Liverpool beat Leicester City 3-1 to progress to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. Cody Gakpo scored a stunning goal for Liverpool, while Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino, and Kelechi Iheanacho were the other goalscorers. Liverpool were the better team in this match, and they deserved their victory.

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