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Liverpool fans in awe of Bobby Duncan after FA Youth Cup exploits

(Photo by Nick Taylor/Liverpool FC/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

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Liverpool fans in awe of Bobby Duncan after FA Youth Cup exploits

With time running out for the Reds, the former Manchester City striker scored to take the game to extra-time.

Liverpool and Manchester City are fighting tooth and nail at the top of the Premier League this season. The Reds could finish on 97 points and still finish second such is the nature of the fierce battle.

There was also very little to separate the two sides in last night’s FA Youth Cup Final.

Liverpool edged it. After coming from behind to equalise in the 86th minute, it was the Reds who came out victorious following a penalty shootout.

It was Bobby Duncan, so often the saviour for Liverpool’s youngsters this season, who scored the equalising goal. His speculative effort cancelling out  Nabil Touaizi’s first-half strike.

(Photo by Nick Taylor/Liverpool FC/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

The 17-year-old striker has been in fine form this season. In all competitions, he has scored 25 goals and claimed seven assists.

It will have been a sickener for City who released Duncan prior to his switch to join the academy at Anfield. The young talisman holds no grudges though and posted a heartfelt message following the game:

After paying his respects it was time to celebrate, however, and he posted another tweet shortly after the niceties towards his former club:

After winning the title, Liverpool supporters were full of praise for the youngster and took to Twitter to offer their congratulations. We rounded up the best tweets regarding the hotshot striker:

 

 

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