”We let our emotions go but we were deserving of that because of our performance. We were outstanding at dealing with their long balls and winning the first balls and second balls. We changed the momentum in our favour.

”I thought if we could handle the first ten minutes- I’ve worked with these boys- I felt they could have control of the game. At half time the message was ’We should go and win this game now.'”

Liverpool youngster Neco Williams admitted it will be a night the young Reds will never forget.

He said: ”It was just unbelievable.

“It was a night that we will remember for a long time, especially the debutants.