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Video: Mark Uth Scores Stunning Half-Volley for Hoffenheim vs Liverpool

Video: Mark Uth Scores Stunning Half-Volley for Hoffenheim vs Liverpool

Liverpool may have secured a precious 2-1 victory over Hoffenheim in their Champions League qualifer tonight but Mark Uth scored a sublime consolation for the hosts.

18-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold opened the scoring for Liverpool, as the defender scored an fabulous free-kick on his full debut for the club.

James Milner doubled Liverpool’s lead in the second half, with the Premier League side looking dangerous throughout proceedings.

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And while the result means Jurgen Klopp’s side take a valuable lead into next week’s second leg at Anfield, Uth scored a stunning goal for the Bundesliga outfit that caused a bit of panic among the Liverpool faithful.

A long diagonal ball from the right sailed over the Liverpool defence, and with Dejan Lovren playing Uth onside, the 25-year-old executed a perfect first-touch before drilling the ball beyond Simon Mignolet:

 

Despite the scoreline, Liverpool looked good value for their lead and will be feeling confident ahead of the second leg.

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