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Ngog downs Leeds and vows to repay boss Benitez's faith

<strong>LEEDS UTD (0) </strong>vs<strong> LIVERPOOL (1)</strong><br /><br />LIVERPOOL youngster David Ngog is relishing further opportunities to impress after his clinical finish sent Liverpool into the last 16 of the Carling Cup.<br /><br />The French striker pounced on Javier Mascherano&rsquo;s mis-hit shot in the 65th minute and spun well before coolly slotting home.<br /><br />And the 20-year-old believes his confidence will soar after impressing at Elland Road.<br /><br />&ldquo;It was really important for me, for my confidence. I think we played very well and we worked hard together. I&rsquo;m very happy to have scored,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;I know I cannot play every game but when the coach gives me confidence I try to do my best for the team and try to score.&rdquo; <br /><br />Reds manager Rafael Benitez made nine changes to the side that won at West Ham on Saturday and it showed as they struggled to get a foothold in the game. <br /><br />Leeds, however, rolled back the years and should have gone ahead after 10 minutes but on-loan midfielder Michael Doyle somehow headed wide. Controversy then struck when the home side looked to have scored only for Jermaine Beckford to be ruled offside. <br /><br />Steven Gerrard nearly added to Ngog&rsquo;s strike late on but he was off-target from a tight angle. But Leeds could not find an equaliser and were left to rue their wasted chances.