Liverpool win clearly against Aston Villa youth team | Free press

Birmingham (AP) – The English soccer champions FC Liverpool have safely reached the fourth round in the FA Cup.

The team of the German trainer Jürgen Klopp won 4: 1 (1: 1) at the league rivals Aston Villa, which was staffed by a corona outbreak. Sadio Mané (4th / 63rd) with a brace, Georginio Wijnaldum (60th) and Mohamed Salah (65th) scored the goals for the Premier League leaders.

The hosts, with seven U23 players and four U18 players in the starting eleven, fought back bravely and came through Louie Barry (41.) to the meanwhile 1-1. Because of the numerous corona cases with the team from Birmingham, the game was on the brink for a long time. It was not decided until the match day that the match would take place.

On Thursday, Villa announced that a large number of players and coaches of the professional team had tested positive for the corona virus. As a result, the training was canceled and the training center “Bodymoor Heath” closed.

In the second third round game of the day, Wolverhampton Wanderers won 1-0 (1-0) against Crystal Palace.

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