Liverpool passes by another domestic cup test as they beat Preston to qualify for the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup 2021-22. Lets have a look at the match highlights for Preston against Liverpool in the round of 16 clash in the EFL Cup.
The first wistle blows with an intense atmosphere in the stadium. The kick-off saw a mistake from Joe Gomez, which nearly gifted a goal to the Lancashire club. Thanks to Adrian’s brillent save which saw the Reds eventually keeping a clean sheet at the end of 1st half.
As the game progressed, Liverpool young lads were keeping a good shape and Neco Williams turned out to be the performer on the night. It took Liverpool 62 minutes into the game to break the deadlock. The second half kick off saw the Japanese Takumi Minamino with an excellent finish from a low cross by Williams. With this, the Reds were nearing the road to quaterfinals.
Meanwhile, Konstantinos Tsimikas the Liverpool left-back displayed his skills of crossing some deep balls into the box. Thus, this resulted in a shot com cross hitting the goal post of Preston. Thereafter, the Wales international was yet again their to pull out a shot with his quick feets, which saw the ball diverting to Divock Origi, who found the back of the net with a superb back flip improvisation.
With this, now Liverpool walk on to the road of quater-finals of the Carabao / EFL Cup 21/22. While the Reds rest some key players in this fixture as they get ready to welcome Brighton at the weekend.