It was an evening to recollect for teenager Louie Barry who scored on his Aston Villa debut even when it led to a 4-1 defeat to Liverpool.
The whole Villa first-team squad was dominated out of their FA Cup third spherical conflict attributable to a coronavirus outbreak on the membership.
They had been pressured to play their children with a view to fulfil the fixture and it unsurprisingly led to defeat.
However the scoreline didn’t replicate the entire story of the sport and a very spirited first-half show noticed them go in on the break 1-1.
Barry took his one actual likelihood when put via on aim and he brilliantly completed on his debut for the membership, prefer it was for all the workforce.
Tiredness set in after the break and three fast targets from Georgino Wijnaldium, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane put the match to mattress.
It was Barry who will take lots of the headlines for his magic second for the membership, who he has supported since he was a toddler.
He swapped shirts with Liverpool star Fabinho after the sport however ended up chasing after him to get it again.
A quiet phrase from one in all his coaches noticed the 17-year-old run down the tunnel to talk to the Brazilian wanting his debut shirt again.
The Liverpool man handed over the jersey and let him maintain his personal as a memento from the match.
The 17-year-old informed BT Sport: “I practically (swapped it) however I remembered it was my debut shirt so I bought it again. Credit score to Fabinho as I bought the shirt as effectively. Acquired each of them.”
When requested about his aim, Barry stated: “I knew that I had it as quickly as I noticed it and it got here out for me. I put the ball at the back of the online and it’s the proudest I’ve ever been of myself.
“My household had been most likely screaming on the TV when it hit the again of the online, and I’ve by no means been so proud. I occurred so rapidly and I used to be simply completely happy to attain – and hopefully many extra.”