Liverpool's under-23 side saw off League One Shrewsbury Town to book a place in the FA Cup fifth round. 

While the senior team and manager Jurgen Klopp enjoyed their winter break, the youngsters took to the Anfield stage and impressed with a confident display under the charge of U23 manager Neil Critchley.

Their 19-year-old captain Curtis Jones was the pick of the bunch, roaming around the pitch with confidence flowing, producing a raft of tricks and skills to entertain the home crowd. 

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Liverpool didn't make their first-half dominance count, and thought they'd fallen behind on the hour when Shrews' Shaun Whalley pounced on a rebound only to be denied by VAR, which spotted a tight offside.

And the young Reds clinched a memorable victory when Shrewsbury defender Ro-Shaun Williams inadvertently steered the ball around his keeper to gift an own goal. 

Take a look how the Liverpool players rated in the gallery above.

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