ACADEMY U21s Match Report: Liverpool Draw at Reading in Premier League 2

ACADEMY U21s Match Report: Liverpool U21s ended in a goalless draw against Reading in an away match for Premier League 2 on Sunday afternoon.

In a closely contested match at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, neither side could find the winning formula, maintaining a stalemate.

ACADEMY U21s Match Report

However, the climax saw Reading awarded a last-minute penalty due to Jay Spearing’s handball, resulting in his sending off.

Liverpool’s goalkeeper, Fabian Mrozek, stepped up to heroically save Jahmari Clarke’s penalty, ensuring the team secured a valuable point despite being reduced to ten men.

Post-match, U21s head coach Barry Lewtas shared his thoughts with, expressing satisfaction with the competitive nature of the match and the resilience shown by his team, particularly after the red card.

He praised the collective spirit and determination displayed by the squad, emphasizing the importance of the draw and the positive aspects to carry forward.

The team lineup for Liverpool included Mrozek, Davidson, Williams, Pinnington, Miles, Nyoni, Spearing, Pilling (substituted by K. Kelly at 84 minutes), Gordon, Kone-Doherty (replaced by Frauendorf at 72 minutes), and Musialowski (substituted by Pennington at 90+5 minutes).

Up Next

The Reds are set to host Manchester City at the Academy in Kirkby for their next Premier League 2 encounter on March 17, starting at 1 pm GMT.



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