Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised Caoimhín Kelleher for making some crucial saves in his side's League Cup victory over Leicester on Wednesday.
Leciester led 2-0 and 3-1, but Liverpool fought back to level the game at 3-3 in the 96th minute through Takumi Minamino.
The equaliser sent the game to a penalty shootout where Kelleher made saves from Luke Thomas and Ryan Bertrand.
"He's an outstanding goalkeeper, with his feet, the game understanding - all the goalie skills," said Klopp.
"John [Achterberg] and Jack [Robinson] over the years did an incredible job with the boy.
"It is not the first time he was part of these spectacular games, against Arsenal [in the 2019 5-5 League Cup draw] it was similar but this a step forward and he saved our life, he was really helpful tonight."
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— Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 22, 2021
Caoimhín Kelleher is the fifth goalkeeper to win two penalty shootouts with Liverpool, and aged 23 is the youngest of the 5 to do so.
Bruce Grobbelaar (34 when he won his second)
Jerzy Dudek (31)
Pepe Reina (24)
Simon Mignolet (27)
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— Michael Reid (@michael_reid11) December 22, 2021
Asked about how it felt to make the Anfield crowd erupt with noise, Kelleher told the Liverpool club website:
"It’s an exhilaration throughout my whole body!
"I don’t really know what’s happening, but when I made that save and I hear the crowd, it’s an amazing feeling, to be honest.
"I enjoy the moment, it’s a nice moment. There’s not much pressure on you, if you don’t save it [then] it is what it is, but I always relish it and enjoy the chance to try to make a save."
Kelleher praised coaches John Achterberg and Jack Robinson for their help.
"Honestly I put it all down to them because they do so much research and so much analysis into penalties and stuff," said the 23-year-old.
"Honestly, it’s all down to the coaches, John and Jack."
Liverpool will play Arsenal in the semi-finals.