A very strong Liverpool side played well and had far too much for the hosts. One or two injury worries aside, this was a good workout for a team that needed to rediscover its shooting boots after a dismal league defeat at Burnley on Saturday.
Two goals from Daniel Sturridge hold out some hope that he can make a lasting contribution to Liverpool's league form this season. The Reds reached the next round without any real problems.
Emre Can was busy but looked in some discomfort...