Proper now, he’s greatest recognized for being Rory Delap’s son, however Man City teenager Liam is actually making a reputation for himself on his personal.
Delap Sr. is a Premier League icon for his legendary lengthy throws, which personified the dogged and decided nature of Stoke below Tony Pulis again within the day.
However Rory’s teenage son – nonetheless simply 17 – propelled himself into the historical past books by making a direct impression on his debut in City’s 2-1 Carabao Cup victory in opposition to Bournemouth.
With simply 18 minutes performed, the striker latched onto a nice by ball from Phil Foden and thrashed a fierce a left-footed shot into the highest nook to offer his aspect the lead.
Not a foul option to break onto the scene.
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After Sam Surridge cancelled out Delap’s opener, City introduced huge weapons Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling off the bench within the latter levels and so they finally snatched victory on 75 minutes when Foden struck after Riyad Mahrez hit the put up.
Pep Guardiola’s aspect, who’re bidding for a record-equalling eighth League Cup win and a fourth in succession, will now journey to Burnley within the fourth spherical subsequent week.