In the 88th minute of Liverpool’s clash with Aston Villa, the Reds buried the Midlands outfit’s hopes of getting back into the game thanks to a fine goal from academy graduate Curtis Jones.
Jones brilliant sparked the attacking opportunity with a run from the halfway line, the ace showed his tenacity by continuing to charge forward after playing the ball into one of his teammates.
The 19-year-old hit the back of the net with a superb half-volley after Mohamed Salah headed the ball down after a dangerous cross from Andy Robertson.
Sadio Mane broke the deadlock for the Reds about twenty minutes before with a tidy finish after a well-worked team move.
Take a look at the academy graduate’s lovely finish below:
What a moment for Curtis Jones! ?
The teenager scores his first Premier League goal minutes after coming off the bench to secure the points for Liverpool.
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) July 5, 2020
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This was Jones’ ninth first-team appearance for the Reds this season, the ace will be hoping that his impressive displays will earn him a bigger role next season as the side bid to defend their title.