Liverpool will play Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley after they beat Nottingham Forest in a throbbing quarter-final at the City Ground.
Diogo Jota scored the only goal of the away game with a cross from Konstantinos Tsimikas from the left with 12 minutes left.
Jürgen Klopp quad chase The team dominated possession, but their relentless league rivals put them to work for the win, which saw a late penalty appeal dismissed by VAR when Ryan Yates fell after a fight with Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson.
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Match ends, Nottingham Forest 0, Liverpool 1.
The second half is over, Nottingham Forest 0, Liverpool 1.
Attempt missed. Diogo Jota (Liverpool) shoots with his right foot from the right edge of the box, high and wide to the right. Assisted by Takumi Minamino after a fast break.
Offside, Liverpool. Jordan Henderson sends a through ball, but Roberto Firmino is flagged for offside.
Attempt missed. Cafu (Nottingham Forest) The right foot from the right edge of the box is too high. Assistant Tobias Figueiredo.
Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Chande Silva replaced Jack Kolbak.
Attempt saved. Ryan Yates (Nottingham Forest) heads in from the center of the box and hits the top of the goal. Assisted by Brennan Johnson with a cross.
Foul committed by Ibrahima Konate (Liverpool).
Sam Surridge (Nottingham Forest) takes the free-kick defensively.
Foul committed by Konstantinos Tsimikas (Liverpool).
Brennan Johnson (Nottingham Forest) takes the free-kick from the right.
Corner, Liverpool. The ball was scored by Tobias Figueiredo.
Target! Nottingham Forest 0, Liverpool 1. Diogo Jota (Liverpool) shoots a right foot from very close range into the top right corner. Assisted by Konstantinos Tsimikas with a cross.
Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Alex Maiten replaced Philip Zinkernagel.
Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Sam Surridge replaced Kanan Davis.
Attempt missed. Philip Zinkernagel (Nottingham Forest) strikes with a left foot from the center of the box, but misses to the right. Assisted by Brennan Johnson with a cross after a fast break.
Attempt blocked. Takumi Minamino (Liverpool) right foot from the right edge of the box is blocked.
Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) takes the free-kick defensively.
Foul committed by Keinan Davis (Nottingham Forest).
Substitution, Nottingham Forest. Kafu is replaced by Joe Lolli.