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Football Results: Preston 0-2 Liverpool

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Football Results: Preston 0-2 Liverpool

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Divock Origi scored one of the goals of the season as Liverpool got the better of Preston in one of the close football results of the midweek Cup action. Jurgen Klopp made eleven changes to his starting line-up that played against Manchester United in the Premier League. It was not all plain sailing for Liverpool as Preston passed up a number of good chances to score in the opening period. Takumi Minamino opened the scoring for the visitors before Origi improvised a goal with precision.

Player ratings

Preston: Rudd (6), van den Berg (7), Lindsay (7), Hughes (6), Rafferty (7), McCann (6), Ledson (5), Cunningham (5), Potts (6), Barkhuizen (5), Maguire (7).
Subs: Whiteman (n/a), Johnson (n/a), Sinclair (n/a), Earl (6).

Liverpool: Adrian (7), Williams (8), Matip (5), Gomez (6), Tsimikas (7), Oxlade-Chamberlain (7), Jones (6), Morton (8), Blair (5), Origi (7), Minamino (7).
Subs: Phillips (6), Bradley (6). Beck (n/a), Dixon-Bonner (n/a).

Man of the match: Neco Williams.

Managers Reaction

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: “We didn’t play particularly well to be 100 percent honest and Preston played long balls. They were tricky to defend and they had their moments. The game was open and we lost our structure in the first half which never helps in football.”

Preston boss Frankie McAvoy: “I felt our game plan was excellent. We knew they’d have a lot of the ball. I’ve just seen the stats, we both had nine attempts each, four on target. There are not many teams that will limit Liverpool to fewer opportunities.”

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