After his first game with Liverpool, Luis Díaz is overjoyed. While the British press praises his participation, due to the ‘immediate impact’ he had with only 48 hours on English soil, the peasant feels more proud than anyone.
“Dream debut , It’s amazing to be at Anfield and feel the atmosphere on the pitch. Great team game. Let’s go Reds,” he wrote on his Instagram account.
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It took only 48 hours in England for Luis Díaz to debut with the shirt of Liverpool.
This Sunday, the Colombian attacker played his first minutes with the ‘red’ shirt and the balance is more than positive.
An assist, a new hug with his coach and the The support of his teammates showed what Díaz can do in English football. Added to that wave of joy was the reaction of the English press, which did not hold back praise for ‘Lucho’.
Liverpool did not failagainst Cardiff (3-1) and agreed to the round of 16 of the English Cup, in a duel that Portuguese Diogo Jota put on track after the break.
Jrgen Klopp’s team, conditioned in attack by the absence of two of the three members of his starting list, the Egyptian Mohamed Salah and the Senegalese Sadio Mané, was thick during the first half, but once the resistance of Steve Morison’s team was broken, the task was easy for the hosts.
Liverpool could not find a way to break the defensive barrier that protected Dillon Phillips’ goal. It was in an action by Trent Alexander Arnold that Diogo Jota culminated as the ‘reds’ put the classification on track. A quarter of an hour later, in the 68th minute, Klopp’s side found calm with the second goal, signed by the Japanese Takumi Minamino from a pass from Luis Díaz, the brand new reinforcement.
Cardiff was resigned to defeat and Liverpool rounded off their victory with a goal from Harvey Elliot, who replaced Naby Keita sixteen minutes earlier. The young attacker of the ‘reds’ made a pass from Andrew Robertson profitable. With the match sentenced and Liverpool’s classification assured, Cardiff made up their goodbye cupbearer with a goal from Robin Colwill ten minutes from time.