Champions League holders, Liverpool were roundly beaten by Aston Villa during their Carabao clash on Tuesday.
The Reds had fielded a weaker team with one eye on their World Club cup campaign scheduled to kick start on Wednesday.
Aston Villa who fielded a much stronger side made their presence known after just 14th minutes of play following lovely teamwork which resulted in the opener.
The first half then ended with Aston Villa taking a comfortable 4-0 lead.
The restart wasn’t any better as the score went on to end 5-0.