Liverpool U18 2-1 Manchester United U18 (Video)

Shai Khullar
20th April 2018
Liverpool U18 - Rafa Camacho

Liverpool moved back up to second in the U18s following an eventful 2-1 over in their penultimate game of the campaign.

Liam Millar put the Reds ahead in the first ten minutes following good work from Adam Lewis, who provided a pinpoint cross for Millar to poke .

However, a quick reply from Ethan Laird meant both sides went in level after a scintillating first half, with the Reds looking the most dangerous of the two teams.

's side were dealt a blow at the beginning of the second half when defender was shown a straight red card. United youngster Dion McGhee's first touch tempted the Liverpool centre-back in for a slide challenge that earned him his marching orders.

However, Rafael Camacho's stunning goal - fifteen minutes from time - meant the young Reds were able to dig deep to secure a victory. Camacho, who has widely impressed coaches this season, sped into the box from the left wing before smashing a low finish into the far corner.

Despite United piling the pressure, Liverpool's 10-men side held on to impressively win all three points. The Reds move to second in the table, above , with just one game remaining.

Liverpool U18s: Kelleher, N. Williams, R. Williams, Savage (Boyes, 90), Lewis, Clayton, Sharif, Dixon-Bonner, Camacho, Jones, Millar.

Unused subs: Atherton, O'Rourke, Larouci, McAuley.


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