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Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott scores again for Blackburn

The 17-year-old marked his return to the starting XI with a goal despite Blackburn suffering defeat to Watford.

10:43pm on Wednesday 24th February 2021
David Lynch

Liverpool loanee Harvey Elliott impressed again despite Blackburn Rovers suffering a 3-2 defeat to Watford on Wednesday evening.

Restored to the starting XI after a three-game absence that coincided with three defeats for Rovers, the Englishman made his mark once again.

Take a closer look at his performance below...

Blackburn 2-3 Watford: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats

📷 Harvey Elliott: Match Snapshot

⏱️ 43’ Elliott drags Blackburn back into the match as he drives into the box and smashes the ball into the roof of the net with his weaker right foot.

The teenager remained on the pitch for the entire 90 minutes despite Tony Mowbray turning to his bench in a bid to turn things around late on.

However, he was unable to inspire a comeback as out-of-form Rovers' play-off hopes took another hit.

〽️ Harvey Elliott: Rating Week-on-Week


Elliott's last start for Blackburn ended in a disappointing 1-0 defeat to QPR and a 6.3 FC Rating for the youngster. But, while the result wasn't much better this time around, the forward's goal earned him a 7.4 FC Rating - better than any of his teammates.

🗝️ Key Stats

Elliott match stats

FC Rating7.4Blackburn Rank #1
Mins Played90
Touches in box4
Final third passes31Rank #1

Harvey Elliott: What Next?

Elliot's 14 goal involvements (five goals, nine assists) are more than any player under the age of 23 has managed in the Championship this season - some achievement for a 17-year-old.

The Englishman will hope that secures him a place in the starting XI next time out when Blackburn take on Coventry.

Harvey Elliott: Player Statistics, Career Stats and Position

Blackburn 1-3 Watford: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats

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