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Elliot beauty leads Liverpool to FA Cup win


Jan 17, 2023

4:40 PM ET

Harvey Elliott scored a spectacular goal to hand Liverpool a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in their FA Cup replay at Molineux on Tuesday.

Liverpool, who were coming off a 3-0 defeat against Brighton & Hove Albion that left them ninth in the Premier League, drew 2-2 with Wolves in their first third-round meeting on Jan. 7.

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Despite a recent string of poor results, Jurgen Klopp still fielded a heavily rotated side for the replay. It paid dividends in the 13th minute when Elliott finished off a long run from midfield with a thunderous strike from distance to put Liverpool ahead.

William Carvalho doubled the visitors’ lead as half-time approach with a tidy finish from Joe Gomez’s through ball, but the goal was ruled out for offside and Liverpool took their 1-0 lead into the break.

Wolves chased an eqauliser to no avail for the majority of the second half before Julien Lopetegui brought on former Chelsea and Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa to try to force extra time, but could not find a way back into the game.

The result, Liverpool’s first win in four matches in all competitions, sets up a fourth-round FA Cup tie with the same Brighton team that outclassed them on Saturday.

Source : Sky.com

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