‘Do you remember, 21st night of September?’ Well, three Liverpool teenagers certainly will after they made their debut to help guide the Reds to the fourth round of the League Cup.
But what the competition has allowed for are those on the fringe to catch the eye and the club’s youngsters to get their first taste of senior football, invaluable opportunities any way you look at it.
And they each seized the moment on a night where Liverpool largely went untested, with a brace for Minamino and a goal for Divock Origi securing the fourth 3-0 win of the season so far.
It all made for a match to savour, for those on the pitch, the lively travelling Kop and those watching at home.
The “unforgettable moment” was nothing short of a “dream come true” and their joy remains as infectious as it did following the final whistle:
Despite his double, Minamino lauded a “great team performance” as Ibrahima Konate celebrated Liverpool’s safe passage to the fourth round after his maiden outing in the cup:
And Jones’ 50th appearance for the Reds was marked in winning fashion, with the 20-year-old also quick to laud the incredible support of the travelling fans: