PHOTOS: Peterson and Suso celebrate scoring Liverpool goals in 2-1 win

Liverpool won 2-1 against Preston North End on Saturday, courtesy of goals from Suso and Kristoffer Peterson.

It was a day of mixed fortunes for Liverpool as two of their young stars scored in a 2-1 pre-season victory over Preston North End, while one of their summer signings - Emre Can - saw just 20 minutes of action before suffering an injury.

Can is said to have aggravated a minor knock that ruled him out of the friendly against Brondby.  But for the goal-scorers, it was a day to remember as Suso marked his return following a loan spell with a fine curling finish.

Substitute Jordon Ibe then set up Kristoffer Peterson for Liverpool's second, ensuring the young Swedish winger scored for the second successive match having also found the net in Denmark.

The message is a simple one: Luis Suarez may be gone but Liverpool have a number of hugely talented young players who could - in time - ensure neither his goals nor his creativity are missed.

As for Peterson, what is the betting he makes it three-in-three when Liverpool face Roma in Boston next week? He has certainly done enough to ensure he earns a place on the plane.

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