Harvey Elliott was on track once more with a surprising strike for England U21s as he continued his spectacular kind on the worldwide stage in a 3-0 win over Serbia U21s.
Elliott captained the Younger Lions of their 3-2 defeat to Ukraine final month and known as it a “dream come true” to be awarded the armband for the primary time from the beginning.
He scored two targets and two assists in his two appearances in the course of the October worldwide break, and continued that run by getting his identify on the scoresheet on Saturday night.
The England U21s took an early lead due to a James McAtee brace inside 20 minutes as they continued their good begin to Group C U21 European Championship qualifying.
Elliott then stole the present when he rifled the ball dwelling from 25 yards to seal all three factors for his nation, following a intelligent cross from Chelsea winger Noni Madueke.
The 20-year-old has performed as a central midfielder for England after enjoying proper winger throughout his captaincy in opposition to Ukraine final month.
He acquired the total 90 minutes beneath his belt after being primarily restricted to substitute appearances for the Reds this season, regardless of exhibiting promising kind when given the chance in a Liverpool shirt.
Lee Carsley has now led the U21s to a few successive wins, and his facet look on target to get the prospect to defend the U21 European Championship crown they picked up this summer season.
The previous Everton midfielder returns to Goodison Park on Tuesday as his group proceed the qualification course of with a house match in opposition to Northern Eire.
Elliott can be hoping to increase his spectacular run after securing a spot within the Carsley squad, making his seventeenth worldwide look at U21 stage.
He wasn’t the one Liverpool participant concerned, with Jarell Quansah and Tyler Morton each coming off the bench to earn a cap within the second half.
It might be Quansah’s second look for England U21, having made his debut within the reverse fixture when England defeated Serbia U21 9-1 in October.
Morton watched from the bench in opposition to the Italian U21s and Germany U21s in September, however made his first look for Carsley’s facet after registering three appearances for the England U20s.
The 21-year-old was on standby in the course of the earlier worldwide break however earned a full call-up to the squad on this event due to his spectacular latest mortgage spells at Hull.