"I am sure Cardiff were hoping for us," he told talkSPORT.
"They'll feel they have got a chance and we were hoping for them.
"It would be absolutely amazing for us to get there.
"No disrespect to Man City but I have got a soft spot for Liverpool.
"Kenny was manager when we beat them 4-3 in the semi-finals (in 1990). You never know, this would be a dream, a fairytale after everything we have been through, to get there.
"But we have got a tough couple of league games in front of us and Cardiff will feel they can do the same."