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Liverpool legends Jamie Carragher and Robbie Fowler congratulate Under-18s for FA Youth Cup win

(L-R) Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher and Robbie Fowler pose at the Park Hyatt Hotel on January 6, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

The Reds legends took to Twitter after Barry Lewtas's charges saw off Manchester City to win the cup for the first time since 2007.

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Liverpool Under-18s have triumphed in the FA Youth Cup final after playing out a 1-1 draw with their Manchester City counterparts before winning the ensuing penalty shootout.

Nabil Touaizi struck on the stroke of half time to give the hosts - playing at the City Football Academy as a result of the final draw - the lead and looked good value to hang on as they went into the latter stages of the game.

However, Barry Lewtas's charges drew level four minutes from time as Bobby Duncan, formerly of Man City and the cousin of Steven Gerrard, rifled a long-range shot goalwards that went through the grasp of opposition goalkeeper Louie Moulden to take his tally to 32 goals for the season.

 

With no further goals to separate the teams in extra time, penalties followed and, with Man City's Cole Palmer the only man to miss for either side, it was left to Paul Glatzel to clinch the cup from the spot, cue celebrations within the Reds' ranks.

After the game, Liverpool legends Jamie Carragher and Robbie Fowler took to Twitter to message the club and offer their congratulations for the youngsters' cup triumph:

Here is how some Reds fans reacted on the social media platform:

Liverpool's Youth Cup win is their first since 2007.

(L-R) Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher and Robbie Fowler pose at the Park Hyatt Hotel on January 6, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

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