Liverpool won their third round of FA Cup game against Shrewsbury Town and move on to the fourth round. The Reds came back from being one down to win 4 – 1 at Anfield. Let’s have a look at the player ratings for Liverpool players against Shrewsbury.
Liverpool registered their first win of the year 2022 with a huge scoreline of 4 – 1. It was a good day for the fans as the manager Jurgen Klopp was back on the sidelines and Firmino and Fabinho as well. After a dramatic first week of the year the players. and the fans were happy to be back on the field and back to winning ways.
Liverpool vs Shrewsbury Town: Player Ratings
Goalkeeper & Defenders
Caoimhin Kelleher (GK) – 7/10
The young Irish goalkeeper had a good game. There’s nothing he can do about the first goal, but stood well and defended the rest of the game got lucky at the end.
Conor Bradley (RB) – 7/10
Beautiful runs and crosses on the right flank, which set up the first goal and created a chance for the third. Moreover a solid performance with brilliant running up and down the field.
Ibrahima Konate (CB) – 5/10
He played well under no pressure, few misplaced passes, won the ariel duels, could have done better to stop the first goal but was way out of his position. Moreover Got involved in the third goal.
Virgil van Dijk (CB) – 6/10
Virgil Led the team this time. But he was not at his best, at the start passes wasn’t finding the target but decent second half. he wasn’t as commanding as he usually be. and the back pass which might have been converted.
Andy Robertson (LB) – 7/10
A well-needed game for the Scottish international after his suspension, he didn’t get to play. Beautiful runs and dominant as usual. Hopefully, he’s not injured as he took a hit across his heel.
Fabinho (CDM) – 9/10 (Man Of The Match)
Dominant at his position, as usual, buried in a beautiful penalty to give Liverpool the lead. Moreover, a thundering shot past the keeper for Liverpool’s fourth. Overall a brilliant game from him.
Tyler Morton(CM)– 7/10
A decent overall game, he had a sloppy start, but he was neat on possession and he was productive at times. Defensively didn’t do much except tracking.
Elijah Dixon-Bonner(CM) –7/10
A full debut for the 21-year-old. Moreover, he was calm and sent in clever passes into the box. he made a few good runs and his close-range effort was saved.
Kaide Gordon (CM) – 7/10
The 17-year-old midfielder became the youngest ever Red to score in the FA Cup. And the second youngest goalscorer in Liverpool history.
Moreover, he was everywhere in the first half and on his first two attempts one was saved and the other was blocked. Meanwhile, his third attempt was a great first touch which changed the angle and a side-footed shot to equalize and score his first goal. Although he had a quiet second half.
Max Woltman (CM) – 6/10
An unexpected debut for the 18-year-old had few runs, didn’t do much link-up plays, was not involved inside the box much. he was substituted at the break.
Curtis Jones (cm) – 7/10
He definitely needs game time to get back to his best, it was clear where he had to improve and a good performance from him. As he produced some brilliant moments.
Takumi Minamino (LW) – 5/10
Came in for Max Woltman At the break, A good performance with the ball. Needs to work on positioning himself especially in the box.
Roberto Firmino (ST) – 7/10
A classy Bobby performance came on for Dixon-Bonner in the 67th minute. A brilliant backheel to give Liverpool the third and seal the victory for the reds.
Melkamu Frauendorf (CM) – N/A
In at the 80th minute for Gordon, Came in for his senior Liverpool debut.
Kostas Tsimikas (LB) – N/A
Came in on the 90th minute for Robbo, he played a minute.
James Norris (LB) – n/a
In for Morton at the 90th minute, Injury time debut for the young left-back.
Liverpool will face Cardiff City in the fourth round of the FA Cup in the first week of February. The first game of the carabao cup against Arsenal was postponed to 21st January due to covid. The Reds will face arsenal in the home leg on 14th January 2022 at Anfield.