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This star was undetectable and only had 32 touches during the entire game

Eliminated from the League Cup 

By Sergio Moya

Eliminated from the League Cup 
Eliminated from the League Cup 
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In a fierce match, Liverpool was eliminated from the League Cup Friday night by longtime rivals Manchester City. The Cityzens won 3-2, but they did control a lot of the game. Their 18 shots and nine on target outnumbered the reds' seven and two on target thanks to their 57% possession of the ball, according to Sofascore.

Although the final score may have somewhat understated Jurgen Klopp's team, it still demonstrates that the contest was clearly winnable, It was lost in the middle, as a haphazard trio put on a poor performance, of those three, Harvey Elliott may have been the most disappointing performer of the evening because he was unable to match Pep Guardiola's unmatched talent.

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Despite only joining the Merseyside team in 2019, the 19-year-old has already made 42 appearances and has established himself as a staple in the team, Goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher also made additional records (62), even though he kept his pass accuracy at 88%, it was his work ethic and defensive flaws that made him such a bad guy for the travelling support,

The former Fulham man entered seven duels, but only one of them resulted in a victory, representing an 86% failure record according to Sofascore, he failed to make a single tackle, clearance, block, or interception and was also passed once, the Belgian maestri was given the freedom of the Etihad throughout this performance, and he sauntered about the park making 72 touches and recording two crucial assists.

Fifth consecutive time in the previous six years

Despite winning the trophy the previous year, Klopp's team was unable to successfully defend it as Man City advanced they are currently on track to win the contest for a fifth consecutive time in the previous six years, While there were a few mistakes to be made during the game, Elliott stood out as the most significant blunder in their midfield. It made it possible for Guardiola's star player to flourish, and he was, unexpectedly, the game-changer.

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