Emre Can plays in Liverpool's 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace

Martin Tyler

Emre Can plays in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace


The Seven-time FA CuP winners Liverpool came from behind to beat Crystal Palace and move into the quarter-finals.

Emre can played the full 90 minutes in Liverpool’s 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup.

The 21-year-old started the game in defence despite reports stating he could be moved in central midfield following injuries to Lucas Leiva and club captain Steven Gerrard.

Can received a rating of 7.23 from whoscored.com. Their Germany U21 international made two successful tackles, two interceptions and six clearances. Can also made two key passes during the game.

Fraizer Campbell put the home side ahead in the 15th minute but Daniel Sturridge equalised with an left-footed volley early in the second half.

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Adam Lallana scored the winner with a close-range follow-up after Mario Balotelli’s low free-kick was blocked.

Emre Can has played 22 games for Liverpool this season.