Reds youngster Ejaria on target for England

Liverpool's Ovie Ejaria scored the first goal of the game as England's Under 20's took on South Korea in the Continental Cup.

The shot took a rather fortunate deflection off a defender to wrong-foot the keeper.

South Korea went on to win the game 2-1 after an improved second half performance.

The promising youngster formed part of a much changed line up. England had played yesterday beating Nigeria 8-1 - Ejaria sat that one out on the bench.

The players now have a full day break before their final game against Iran on Saturday.

The Continental Cup in Korea is seen as good tournament experience for the youngsters who will be involved in the 2017 Youth World Cup.  Interim coach Paul Williams took a 24 man team to the tournament but Ejaria is Liverpool's only representative in the group.

Ejaria has impressed in Liverpool's pre-season and he signed a contract extension at Anfield earlier this year keeping him at the club until at least 2020.  He made his debut off the bench against Derby in this season's League Cup and he made his first start for the club in the next round at Anfield against Spurs.

Last weekend, in his first Premier League appearance, he was involved in the build up to Wijnaldum's goal against Watford after coming on as a late sub.

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