16-year-old Evan Ferguson nets brace towards Liverpool u23s
The Irish underage worldwide joined Brighton from Bohemians in January.
Evan Ferguson first got here to public consideration in the summertime of 2019 when he got here on as an alternative – and assisted a aim – towards Chelsea in a pre-season pleasant. He was simply 14 years of age on the time.
Months later, nonetheless solely 14, he made his senior aggressive debut for Bohemians in a League of Ireland fixture towards Derry City. His look that day was topic to a lot controversy as he turned the youngest participant to ever seem in a League of Ireland match.
Two years on and Ferguson is now plying his commerce for Brighton’s u23s within the PL2. The striker joined Brighton from Bohemians in January for an undisclosed payment, simply weeks after successful the u17 Airtricity League.
Since becoming a member of, the striker has performed 9 video games within the PL2, scoring 3 objectives within the course of.
Yesterday, he scored two objectives towards a Liverpool u23 aspect which included Welsh worldwide Ben Woodburn and quite a few highly-rated prospects. Unfortunately for Ferguson and Brighton although, Liverpool confirmed their high quality in the long run and ran out 3-2 victors.
His first aim demonstrated his anticipation and ending skill as he latched onto a misplaced back-pass, moved in on aim and struck beautifully into the highest left-hand nook.
His second aim got here after a wonderful crew transfer. After a succession of fast passes, the ball discovered it’s manner out to Ayo Tanimowo on the wing who proceeded to cross into the field and discover Evan Ferguson who was in the suitable place on the proper time to offer the end.