Liverpool 2-0 Leeds United – Highlights & Full Match (EFL Cup)

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Published on 30/11/2016 by playfootball365

All goals, Full Match, Full Highlights, Highlights Extended, score and goals: Liverpool 2-0 Leeds United – Highlights & Full Match (EFL Cup)

When the moment came, time seemed to stand still. It always does for the natural goalscorers.

A ball across goal to Divock Origi, a simple pass to his left via Georginio Wijnaldum and there stood a young man with history at his feet. At 17 years and 45 days, Ben Woodburn had the opportunity to become Liverpool’s youngest ever goalscorer.

It was a simple chance really but they have been missed by older and better men. And the first goal of a senior career is never simple, is it? Woodburn made it look so.

Ben Woodburn became Liverpool's youngest ever goalscorer at 17 years and 45 days and celebrated wildly

Ben Woodburn became Liverpool’s youngest ever goalscorer at 17 years and 45 days and celebrated wildly

The joy was obvious on the face of the young forward after he scored the second goal of Tuesday night's game

The joy was obvious on the face of the young forward after he scored the second goal of Tuesday night’s game

The jubilant forward celebrates in front of the Kop after making history for his storied football club

The jubilant forward celebrates in front of the Kop after making history for his storied football club

Woodburn, who made his Liverpool debut on Saturday, strikes home for the first time for the senior side

Woodburn, who made his Liverpool debut on Saturday, strikes home for the first time for the senior side

Leeds goalkeeper Marco Silvestri is unable to turn away Woodburn's powerful shot in the closing stages of the game

Leeds goalkeeper Marco Silvestri is unable to turn away Woodburn’s powerful shot in the closing stages of the game

Manager and young charge embrace at the final whistle after the academy graduate's telling contribution in the tie

Manager and young charge embrace at the final whistle after the academy graduate’s telling contribution in the tie

Divock Origi turns home Trent Alexander-Arnold's cross to give Liverpool the lead in the League Cup quarter-final

Divock Origi turns home Trent Alexander-Arnold’s cross to give Liverpool the lead in the League Cup quarter-final

Origi and his Liverpool team-mates celebrate after the Belgian striker put the hosts ahead in Tuesday night's game

Origi and his Liverpool team-mates celebrate after the Belgian striker put the hosts ahead in Tuesday night’s game

Leeds players Luke Ayling (left) and Ronaldo Vieira were left dejected after Origi's opening goal for Liverpool

Leeds players Luke Ayling (left) and Ronaldo Vieira were left dejected after Origi’s opening goal for Liverpool

Chris Wood fires a shot into the Liverpool net, but his effort was ruled offside by the assistant referee on Tuesday

Chris Wood fires a shot into the Liverpool net, but his effort was ruled offside by the assistant referee on Tuesday

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