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Carabao Cup Semi: Liverpool take first-leg lead with comeback win over Fulham

Liverpool came from behind to seal a 2-1 victory over Fulham in their semifinal tie of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night.

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The Reds successful staged a second-half turnaround to defeat their visitors at Anfield.

Fulham had taken the lead in the first half when Willian showed great control inside the box to slot in.

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But Liverpool stepped it up after the break and fought back with two goals in three minutes.

First, Curtis Jones equalised when his 68th-minute strike took a big deflection off Tosin Adarabioyo to hit the net.

Substitute Cody Gakpo then netted the winner when he drove in a Darwin Nunez pull-back to send the home crowd wild.

In the other semifinal tie, Chelsea trail 1-0 to Middlesbrough, and will hope to fight back when they host the second leg.

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