Liverpool battled their method into the fourth spherical of the FA Cup as a Harvey Elliott stunner settled the tie in opposition to Wolves.
The unique tie at Anfield was on the centre of a VAR storm as a late Wolves purpose was dominated out, however there was significantly much less drama within the replay.
In truth, VAR was even briefly unavailable for the sport as a consequence of an influence outage within the first half.
The match was in the end a low-quality affair, that was gained early by the one piece of real class in the entire sport.
Liverpool teenager Harvey Elliott picked the ball up in his personal half and drove ahead earlier than thundering a protracted vary effort into the online.
At that point, Liverpool had been undoubtedly making the entire working, they usually had the ball within the web once more shortly afterwards, however Fabio Carvalho was properly offside.
From there, Liverpool typically succeeded in retaining Wolves at arm’s size. The hosts appeared slightly restricted by their defensive form, though they had been additionally wasteful on the events they did get in good positions.
Boss Julen Lopetegui modified issues, committing extra gamers ahead, and his facet did look much more harmful because of this.
However, Liverpool stood agency and Elliott’s fifth Liverpool purpose turned out to be a really worthy match-winning one.
Liverpool will now face Brighton within the FA Cup fourth spherical.
GK: Jose Sa – 6/10 – Nothing he may do about Elliott’s strike and stable sufficient typically.
RB: Dexter Lembikisa – 5/10 – Looked slightly overwhelmed by it.
CB: Nathan Collins – 7/10 – The choose of the Wolves performers.
CB: Toti Gomes – 6/10 – One of Wolves’ higher gamers on the night time.
LB: Jonny – 5/10 – Not his night time in any respect.
RM: Adama Traore – 5/10 – Very typical Adama efficiency in that he promised a lot however in the end delivered so little.
CM: Joao Moutinho 5/10 – Wasn’t in a position to get on the ball sufficient.
CM: Ruben Neves – 6/10 – Good, however possibly not so good as Wolves wanted him to be.
CM: Joe Hodge – 5/10 – Promising exhibiting from the teenager,
LM: Rayan Alt Nouri – 6/10 – A dynamic efficiency however one which lacked product.
CF: Raul Jimenez – 5/10 – Starved of service.
SUB: Matheus Nunes (46′ for Hodge) – N/A
SUB: Nelson Semedo (46′ for Lembikisa) – N/A
SUB: Matheus Cunha (64′ for Moutinho) – N/A
SUB: Daniel Podence (64′ for Jonny) – N/A
SUB: Diego Costa (84′ for Jimenez) – N/A
Manager: Julen Lopetegui – 4/10 – Set his facet up far too defensively early on and could not get them going after that.
GK: Caolmhin Kelleher – 6/10 – Not examined anyplace close to as a lot as she ought to have been.
RB: James Milner – 6/10 – As stable but unspectacular efficiency as we now have come to anticipate from Milner.
CB: Joe Gomez – 6/10 – Generally did properly and even confirmed a few silky touches within the Wolves field.
CB: Ibrahima Konate – 6/10 – Dealt with what he wanted too properly sufficient.
LB: Konstantinos Tsimikas – 6/10 – Couldn’t fault his endeavour however his supply was missing.
CM: Thiago Alcantara – 6/10 – Not as influential as we all know he will be.
CM: Stefan Bajcetic – 7/10 – Energetic efficiency from the teenager.
CM: Naby Keita – 6/10 – A bit erratic at occasions, however performed his half.
RF: Harvey Elliott – 8/10 – Scored an excellent purpose and was a continuing menace all through.
CF: Cody Gakpo – 6/10 – Largely wayward for probably the most half however will certainly enhance.
LF: Fabio Carvalho 6/10 – Nearly an excellent efficiency, however it simply did not fairly occur for him.
SUB: Mohamed Salah (66′ for Gakpo) – N/A
SUB: Curtis Jones (66′ for Carvalho) – N/A
SUB: Nathaniel Phillips (66′ for Milner) – N/A
SUB: Ben Doak (75′ for Bajcetic) – N/A
SUB: Fabinho (75′ for Thiago) – N/A
Manager: Jurgen Klopp – 7/10 – Made eight modifications to his facet and in the end obtained the job carried out will defending his large weapons.
Player of the match – Harvey Elliott