A young Liverpool XI have been held to a 1-1 draw against Colchester United in a friendly this afternoon. Miki Roque got Liverpool’s goal as the Gary Ablett managed XI came back from a goal down against the Championship side.
Colchester: Gerken, Duguid, Baldwin, Connolly, Elokobi (Granville, 83), Yeates, Jackson, Izzet (Guttridge, 72), McLeod (White, 78), Lisbie (Guy, 72), Platt
Unused subs: Cousins, Richards, Elito
Goal: Platt 34.
Liverpool: Hansen, Roque, Darby, Hobbs, Huth, Spearing, El Zhar (Nemeth, 77), Flynn, Brouwer (Lindfield, 66), Idrizaj, Putterill (Crowther, 73).
Unused sub: Oldfield.
Goal: Roque 72.
Referee: Barry Knight