Watch: Liverpool U19 starlet scores stunning goal against Man Utd


Steven Gerrard got one over his old adversary Nicky Butt as Liverpool‘s under-19s beat their Manchester United counterparts 2-0 in the UEFA Youth League.

Liverpool qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition with an impressive display at Tranmere’s Prenton Park.

Ben Woodburn gave Liverpool an early lead with a close-range header, and earned praise from Gerrard, who coaches the club’s under-19s.

“Ben dropped down but you could see he was happy to be with his friends again,” Gerrard said afterwards. “They are all friends. We’ve got a team there.”

Gerrard was up against former England team-mate Nicky Butt in the dugout, with the ex-United midfielder vocal in his frustration throughout.

“We were nowhere near it in the first half,” Butt said. “We were too nice. They weren’t. They won all the 50-50s and I told the lads at half-time that it was unacceptable.”

Liverpool’s win was wrapped up in the second half when substitute Rafael Camacho, a 17-year-old forward from Portugal, added a stunning second.

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