It was an evening for a trio of younger Liverpool gamers to recollect as they performed a key position of their 1-Zero win at dwelling to Ajax within the Champions League.
Curtis Jones, 19, scored the one objective as he nipped in and capitalised on some woeful goalkeeping by Andre Onana because the Reds booked their place within the last-16.
The help got here from the left boot of 19-year-old full-back Neco Williams, whereas Irishman Caoimhin Kelleher, 22, pulled off a surprising late save to disclaim Klaas Jan Huntelaar, a cease the injured Alisson Becker can be greater than happy with.
Midfielder Jones might have had three, going shut twice within the opening 5 minutes, together with a beautiful curling strike which cannoned off the publish.
Ajax hit the publish themselves by David Neres, whereas former Everton midfielder Davy Klaasen did not take advantage of two respectable headed possibilities.
Onana considerably made up for his early error by saving Roberto Firmino’s effort however Kelleher pulled off a fair higher save as he denied the Dutch aspect a late equaliser – Kelleher receiving the basic Jurgen Klopp hug as the ultimate whistle went.
Liverpool qualify as Group D winners following Atalanta’s shock draw to Midtjylland.