Liverpool got a positive result in the Premier League, you guys. The Premier League 2, if you want to get into specifics, but it does seem that Liverpool FC can do the business on occasion. The U23 Reds managed to do what the first team couldn’t a week or so ago, putting their Manchester United counterparts to the sword to the tune of a 3-1 victory.
Ovie Ejaria kicked things off, finishing a gegenpressing movement started by the growing Ben Woodburn to open up the scoring in the 14th minute.
Ovie Ejaria Goal - Man United u23s 0-1 Liverpool u23s - #LFCU23s pic.twitter.com/oOHS9vto9l— LFCU23s&U18s (@LFCU23sU18s) October 23, 2017
After United equalized, Marko Grujic, restored the one goal lead in the 70th minute on an excellent header from a corner, a movement the first team have been unable to maneuver very much this season.
Marko Grujic Goal - Man United u23s 1-2 Liverpool u23s - #LFCU23s pic.twitter.com/Opl1UD3JeK— LFCU23s&U18s (@LFCU23sU18s) October 23, 2017
Harry Wilson cemented the victory a mere four minutes later, capitalizing on an defensive mistake to make it 3-1 to fortify the Reds at the top of the table five points clear of second place Everton, while leaving the United side languishing at the bottom.
Harry Wilson Goal - Man United u23s 1-3 Liverpool u23s #LFCU23s pic.twitter.com/uN7kVDkUKV— LFCU23s&U18s (@LFCU23sU18s) October 23, 2017
Ah, top of the table. What a life.