The draw for the last sixteen of the League Cup gave us another away day this time in Preston. Hopefully we’ll get the Shankly Stand and we will fill it. Be another chance to give game time to the squad and throw a few of the kids in as well.
Jürgen sent out a decent looking side for the League Cup game in Norwich with a mix of experience and youth. He introduced Kaide Gordon to the watching world and if they didn’t know who he is, they have an idea now! A decent showing and a 3-0 with everyone contributing to a good night. Taka Minamino reminded us he’s still around and is Divock Origi on the brink of yet another comeback!!!!
We were brilliant against Crystal palace but we did enough to win even with a back four that had never played together before. TAA felt ill on the morning of the game so missed out while Robbo and Joel Matip were ‘rested’. To say he rode our luck wouldn’t be an understatement but thankfully we’ve got a goalkeeper called Alisson Becker. Ibrahima Konaté struggled at times as did Kostas Tsimikas but they worked things out as they went alone. Sadio scoring just before halftime was the fillip we needed and after scoring the next Mo not only eased our nerves but got book for celebrating shirtless fashion. Naby Keita’s goal was worth the ticket price and rounded off the afternoon for all of us.