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Ojo becomes youngest Liverpool FA Cup goalscorer

Sheyi Ojo became Liverpool's youngest ever scorer in a FA Cup match on Wednesday night.

At 18 years and 215 days, the talented winger made history as Liverpool defeated Exeter City 3-0 in the third round replay of the cup at Anfield.

In the 74th minute, Ojo received a pass from Jordon Ibe on the right side of the area before cutting back onto his left and producing a nonchalant curling effort over Exeter keeper Bobby Olejnik and inside the far post.

The goal was the England U19 international's first for the Merseyside club and gave Jurgen Klopp's side a two-goal buffer following Joe Allen's 10th-minute opener and before Joao Carlos Teixeira's late strike sent the Reds through to the fourth round where they will meet West Ham United at home.

Ojo recently returned to Liverpool having made 19 appearances during a loan spell with Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers where he scored on two occasions.

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