Cardiff 2 Liverpool 2
Liverpool win 3-2 on penalties
ANTHONY GERRARD missed the crucial penalty for Cardiff to see his cousin and Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard lift the Carling Cup.
The Bluebirds defender put his spot-kick wide in a Wembley shootout neither side seemed destined to win.
It saw Liverpool's six-year wait for a trophy ended, but was cruel on the Championship side who played their part in a thrilling final.
Ben Turner had earlier hit a leveller two-minutes from the end of extra time, after Dirk Kuyt thought he had won it for Liverpool on 108 minutes.
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