Norwich 0-3 Liverpool: Player Ratings

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Liverpool entered the fourth spherical of the Carabao Cup with a snug 3-0 victory over Norwich at Carrow Road.

The Reds had been fast out of the blocks in Norfolk and opened the scoring after simply 4 minutes via Takumi Minamino’s poaching. They had to attend one other 45 minutes for his or her second purpose nevertheless it was duly delivered by the Belgian striker Divock Origi, who nodded dwelling from shut vary after sensible work right down to the left by Kostas Tsimikas.

Norwich hardly ever carried a risk, though Christos Tzolis noticed a tame first half punished by Caoimhin Kelleher, and the match ended by Minamino ten minutes from time; the Japanese midfielder punishes a looser protection from the Canary Islands to slide underneath Gunn.

This is how each gamers rated …

Grant Hanley has had higher nights / Stephen Pond / Getty Images

Angus Gunn (GK) – 5/10 – Be too near Minamino to react to Liverpool’s opener and was left gripped out of step by Origi’s head. Helpless for third additionally.

Andrew Omobamidele (CB) – 5/10 – Not a disastrous present however lack of expertise at this stage was apparent.

Grant Hanley (CB) – 5/10 – Should have taken duty for the nook that led to Liverpool’s purpose, and he didn’t, whereas he was solely a spectator for Origi’s purpose.

Ben Gibson (CB) – 5/10 – Always on the again foot when Liverpool seemed to run on Norwich’s again line.

Gilmour was quiet in midfield / Stephen Pond / Getty Images

Bali Mumba (RWB) – 5/10 – A prepared trier nevertheless it was not an unlimited quantity of high quality outcomes. Replaced by Rashica.

Lukas Rupp (CM) – 5/10 – Outclassed by Liverpool’s trio of midfielders and wanted to supply extra physique.

Billy Gilmour (CM) – 5/10 – Let Minamino go from the nook for unknown causes. Pretty quiet however confirmed his capacity to ping the ball for a very long time generally.

Pierre Lees -Melou (CM) – 6/10 – Fought effectively in the center of the midfield and got here ahead every time potential. The greatest Norwich needed to supply however was booked for a poor sort out on Jones.

Dimitris Giannoulis (LWB) – 5/10 – Did effectively to win the Norwich penalty, utilizing his physique well. Carelessly gave away possession for Liverpool’s third.

HALF TIME | Norwich 0-1 Liverpool

Christos Tzoli’s penalty was saved by Caoimhin Kelleher and Norwich did not reap the benefits of the prospect to come back again within the match!

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Christos Tzolis (ST) – 4/10 – Shocking punisher. Horrible expertise, no energy and straight down the center. Stuck.

Adam Idah (ST) – 6/10 – Intelligent along with his motion however couldn’t collect a very clear alternative. Starved of service and needed to get into the sport.

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Teemu Pukki (ST) – 5/10 – The sport couldn’t be reversed when Liverpool went on to win.

Milot Rashica (RWB) – 5/10 – Asked to play at backback which is certainly not his uniqueness. Tracked again however was generally out of place.

Caoimhin Kelleher saved a penalty in the primary half / Stephen Pond / Getty Images

Caoimhin Kelleher (GK) – 8/10 – Read the sport effectively and performed the function of rubbish grasp in a handy method. Made a few sensible stops and, most significantly, stored Tzoli’s tame penalty.

Conor Bradley (RB) – 6/10 – Condemned the penalty with a fairly naive problem and seemed a bit confused for a brief interval. Settled down and did effectively.

Ibrahima Konate (CB) – 6/10 – Obliged to have a look at balls generally, a trait one would possibly think about evaluating to quite a lot of defenders from the Bundesliga. Needed to assist Bradley extra and was generally too distant from Gomez.

Joe Gomez (CB) – 6/10 – Jobs have been accomplished on the subject of Liverpool protecting a clear sheet, however Gomez has to do with speaking with Konate.

Kostas Tsimikas (LB) – 7/10 – Lovely little considering cross for Origi to place the sport out of sight. An elegant participant who would shine for many Premier League groups.

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Near Keita (CM) – 6/10 – 45 minutes within the legs for the Guinean worldwide earlier than getting caught for greater and higher issues.

Alex Oxlade -Chamberlain (CM) – 7/10 – The go was a bit up and down in the primary half and truly did higher after switching to the left. Assisted Minamino’s third.

Curtis Jones (CM) – 7/10 – Matured for every efficiency, Jones confirmed nice power and might be heard audibly guiding Bradley and Gordon.

GOAL! Norwich 0-2 Liverpool (Origi, 50 ‘)

Divock Origi doubles Liverpool’s lead with an excellent head!

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Kaide Gordon (RW) – 7/10 – Undoubtedly shall be a famous person participant. Drops his shoulder and cuts in with such ease, even when he solely appears to belief his left foot.

Divock Origi (ST) – 8/10 – Holds the ball so effectively and buried his head. A respectable tour and one other glimpse of what he can do when he will get the prospect.

Takumi Minamino (LW) – 8/10 – Took his objectives well, spun at half-time to shoot via Angus Gunn’s legs early, earlier than dancing his method via Norwich’s protection to slide into Liverpool’s third.

Tyler Morton debuted in Liverpool / Visionhaus / Getty Images

Tyler Morton (CM) – 7/10 – An straightforward debut for Morton however spectacular nonetheless. Rarely gave away the ball and had a confidence in his sport.

Andrew Robertson (LB) – 6/10 – Subved on with 25 minutes left to accumulate their match situation. Didn’t have a lot to do defensively however carelessly gave the ball away to present Rupp a likelihood.

Jordan Henderson (CM) – N / A

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