January signing debuts as LFC U18s put 6 past Leeds


Kaide Gordon and Max Woltman scored two every for the second consecutive sport because the Liverpool under-18s stored up their superb type with a 6-1 victory at Leeds.

Leeds U18s 1-6 Liverpool U18s

U18 Premier League, Thorp Arch Grange
April 10, 2021

Objectives: Allen 52′; Gordon 6′ 24′, Moore OG 12′, Woltman 48′ 55′, Musialowski 86′


After a 4-1 win over Wolves on Tuesday, the younger Reds headed to Thorp Arch Grange to tackle Leeds on the weekend, with Marc Bridge-Wilkinson making two adjustments as Harvey Davies and Jarell Quansah got here in and the defence shifted to a again three.

Having scored his first two targets within the earlier fixture, Gordon was clearly keen so as to add to his quantity as he broke the impasse within the sixth minute, earlier than doubling his tally earlier than the half-hour.

Gordon’s second made it 3-0, with Kris Moore’s personal objective including to Leeds’ distress, sending Liverpool into half-time with a commanding lead and a decided striker in Woltman.

It took simply three minutes from the restart for Woltman so as to add to the lead, sparking a fast flurry of targets that noticed Charlie Allen briefly scale back the deficit earlier than seeing his comfort cancelled out by the No. 9.

Liverpool have been in command and cruising to a win, which allowed Bridge-Wilkinson to ring the adjustments as Mateusz Musialowski changed Woltman – who had earlier been denied a hat-trick as he struck the crossbar – and Stefan Bajcetic got here on for his U18s debut.

Bajcetic joined the membership from Celta Vigo in a £224,000 deal within the January switch window and, having been on the bench for the primary time in opposition to Wolves, slotted in alongside Lee Jones and Billy Koumetio for his first style of motion.

It was a profitable debut for the Spanish-Serb, with Musialowski capping the victory with a late strike after James Balagaizi noticed his penalty saved, serving as the right preparation for a significant FA Youth Cup conflict.

The U18s head to Leicester on Friday evening for his or her fifth-round tie, having already overcome Sutton United and Man United within the competitors.


Liverpool U18s: H.Davies; Jonas, Quansah (Bajcetic 71′), Koumetio; Wilson, Corness (McConnell 79′), Stephenson, Chambers; Gordon, Balagizi, Woltman (Musialowski 62′)

Subs not used: Mrozek

Subsequent match: Leicester (A) – FA Youth Cup – Friday, April 16, 7pm (BST)

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