Liverpool FC responded on Sunday evening in the fight for the Champions League places. After 2-0 at the back light Sheffield was relieved and satisfied.
Curtis Jones could have really shot other thoughts through the head. At the age of 20 years and 29 days, he scored such an important 1-0 for Liverpool on Bramall Lane, which previously threatened to despair at Sheffield Keeper Aaron Ramsdale. Curtis was the youngest Red away goalscorer since Raheem Sterling (20 years and 18 days in December 2014).
Jones, however, did not prove himself, but rather thought of the missing Alisson. The Brazilian wasn’t in the squad on Sunday night because his father had recently passed away. “This goal is for Ally’s father,” Jones said at Sky Sports: “He’s a strong boy and an important part of the team. We miss him, which is why I want to dedicate this gate to him and his family.” The 20-year-old should add how difficult the recent days have been for him and the team.
Liverpool collected four Premier League points in a row – only interrupted by 2-0 against Leipzig in the top division. “Many had already written us off,” Jürgen Klopp said fightingly after whistleblowing: “That’s okay. With all the problems we’ve had lately, we’re still within striking distance of the exciting league places. “