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Game #5520

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Won

Quarter Final

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

League Cup

Liverpool

Attendance: 30,323

Villa Park

Aston Villa

5-0

Liverpool

Assist(s) | Jota | 37' | Ahmed Elmohamady | 45' | Trรฉzรฉguet | 90'+2 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa beat a youthful Liverpool in the EFL Cup Quarter Final after the Anfield side chose to field their first XI in an invitational tournament on the other side of the world.

KEY MAN

Ezri Konsa tussles with Liverpool's youth side, 17 December 2019

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

โšฝ | 14โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Conor Hourihane
โšฝ | 17โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Own Goal, Morgan Boyes
โšฝ | 37โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Jonathan Kodjia, Assist by Jota
โšฝ | 45โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Jonathan Kodjia, Assist by Ahmed Elmohamady
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 4-0 Liverpool
๐Ÿ” | 73โ€™ Sub off, Jonathan Kodjia, Sub on, Wesley
๐Ÿ” | 77โ€™ Sub off, James Chester, Sub on, Kortney Hause
โšฝ | 90โ€™+2 Goal, 5-0, Wesley, Assist by Trรฉzรฉguet
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 5-0 Liverpool

ON THIS DAY

Villaโ€™s compete in their 21st League Cup Quarter Final since the inauguration of the competition in 1960 but their first since 2012.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Liverpool

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2018-19

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

Previous 5 vs. Liverpool: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2019-20 |
Matchday | #21 |
Manager Game | #59 |
Tuesday, 17 December 2019

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Bromwich, 2018-2021
Referee: Lee Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, 2006-2021
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 5-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 59 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 27 ๐ŸŸจ | 13 ๐ŸŸฅ 19 | 1.59

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Lee Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, 2006-2021
Matches Officiated: 35
๐ŸŸฉ : 13
๐ŸŸจ : 13
๐ŸŸฅ : 9
๐Ÿ†˜ : 6
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 25 Nov 19, Villa 2-0 Newcastle (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Adrian Holmes, Mark Scholes

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Liverpool

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

With Liverpool choosing to field a team of youngsters due to their participation in the Club World Cup the following day for which they sent their first team, Dean Smith decided to make 10 changes to the starting line up with only Henri Lansbury keeping his starting place.

Wesley, John McGinn, Anwar El Ghazi and Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert rested to the bench with Tom Heaton, Matt Targett, Bjรถrn Engels, Marvelous Nakamba rested completely.

ร˜rjan Nyland was recalled to goal as with the previous EFL Cup fixtures whilst James Chester was handed his first start of the season and recalls were given to Ahmed Elmohamady, Ezri Konsa, Neil Taylor, Douglas Luiz, Trรฉzรฉguet, Jota and Jonathan Kodjia whilst Lovre Kalinic was named on the bench for the first time this season.

Ironically, when the tables were reversed the following season with Villa having to field a team of under 18s and under 23s due to COVID-19 protocols, Liverpool manager Jรผrgen Klopp elected to name a full strength side and a bench containing over ยฃ70m worth of talent.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.11 |
Substitute Average Age: | 23.75 |
Oldest Player: RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 32.29 |
Youngest Player: M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 21.62 |

MANAGER

Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK ร˜rjan Nyland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Henri Lansbury | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
W Trรฉzรฉguet | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
W Jota | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | โšฝ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Neil Critchley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (Caretaker)

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Liverpool

GK Caoimhin Kelleher | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Ki-Jana Hoever | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Sepp van den Berg | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Morgan Boyes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
LB Tony Gallacher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Herbie Kane | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Isaac Christie-Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Pedro Chirivella | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Tom Hill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
W Harvey Elliott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Luis Longstaff | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Wesley | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | โšฝ | for CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | 73' |
๐Ÿ” CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | 77' |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | W Jack Bearne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Luis Longstaff | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 65โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Leighton Clarkson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Isaac Christie-Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | 77โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | LB James Norris | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for RB Ki-Jana Hoever | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 82โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Lovre Kalinic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Ben Winterbottom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Tom Clayton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Elijah Dixon-Bonner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CF Layton Stewart | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ70.02m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 4/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ25.20m
Team Cost: ยฃ95.22m
Squad Cost: ยฃ116.01m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 7/18
Homegrown: 1/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Lovre Kaliniฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ5.40m |
GK ร˜rjan Nyland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ยฃ2.70m |

RB Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ4.50m |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ0.99m |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Exchange |

CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ11.97m |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ8.37m |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.70m |

M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.12m |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.15m |
M Henri Lansbury | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.06m |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.79m |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Trรฉzรฉguet | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ9.00m |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ8.10m |
W Jota | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ4.05m |

CF Wesley | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ22.50m |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ11.61m |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ5.33m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 7/11
Homegrown: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ0.15m
Team Cost: ยฃ5.48m
Squad Cost: ยฃ5.48m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 14/18
Homegrown: 6/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Caoimhin Kelleher | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
GK Ben Winterbottom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

LB Tony Gallacher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.19m |
RB Ki-Jana Hoever | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ0.08m |
LB James Norris | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

CB Sepp van den Berg | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ1.63m |
CB Morgan Boyes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Youth |
CB Tom Clayton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |

M Pedro Chirivella | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ1.97m |
M Tom Hill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Leighton Clarkson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Elijah Dixon-Bonner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Herbie Kane | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Isaac Christie-Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Free |

W Harvey Elliott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.46m |
W Jack Bearne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.15m |
W Luis Longstaff | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CF Layton Stewart | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 3 |
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Unknown
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Unknown
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hamstring

Out on Loan | 6 |
GK Matija ล arkiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช | Livingston
RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Luton
M Jake Doyle-Hayes | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Cheltenham
CF Rushian Hepburn-Murphy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Derby
CF Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke
F Callum Oโ€™Hare | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Coventry

Not Selected | 4 |
GK Tom Heaton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Bjรถrn Engels | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ |

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Halfโ€จ

M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 43%
Possession A | 57%
Shots F | 11
Shots A | 15
Shots on Target F | 8
Shots on Target A | 8
Corners F | 2
Corners A | 7
Fouls F | 4
Fouls A | 8

MATCH QUOTES

*Villa boss Dean Smith* โ€We just told the Liverpool players, โ€˜well doneโ€™ and keep working at what they are doing. I love watching kids, I came through coaching those sorts of age groups. โ€œIt was great to see them on that stage tonight, we had to be very professional. โ€œIt was a bit of a weird game, probably the weirdest one Iโ€™ve been involved in for a quarter-final of a major competition. They had technically gifted players, were tactically switched on and they made it very difficult for us at times.โ€

MATCH REPORT