Some Liverpool fans on Twitter heaped praise on Thiago Alcantara following his spectacular efficiency towards Porto within the Champions League.
The Reds continued their high-quality kind in Europe final night time with a fifth successive win of their group.
Thiago and Mohamed Salah had been the goalscorers within the second half, however the former has made the headlines after his highly effective long-range strike.
The Spain worldwide unleashed an outstanding first-time low-shot from 30 yards out. His effort discovered the underside proper nook of Diogo Costa’s web.
Thiago has endured a irritating 14 months with the Reds, however he had a memorable recreation final night time, bagging solely his second goal for the membership.
Aside from his goal, he won seven duels with nine successful long balls. He additionally managed two take-ons together with one sort out and interception.
Some of the Reds’ devoted had been delighted for him, and listed below are just a few reactions on Twitter.
Why does it nonetheless really feel unreal that Thiago is a part of our group. Thiago emerged at Barca when Xavi-Iniesta was at their prime. Was at awe of his expertise since then. He would have been an integral participant in the course of the park now at Barca if not for Xavi-Iniesta. #LFC
— 🅵🅸🆃🅱🅰 ↙️ (@fitbaa) November 25, 2021
Yeah he’s not one to be taken with no consideration, we realise how fortunate we’re to have such a technically gifted baller committing his prime years to us. There appears to be a number of Bayern fans like your self who miss Thiago and it’s clear to see why each time he steps on the pitch. 🙌🏽
— Kallzz 💫 (@KallzLFC) November 25, 2021
— sol (@SolLFC123) November 25, 2021
waking up within the morning seing Liverpool win and Thiago scoring a cracker, this group is particular
— Daniel (@DanielLfc04) November 24, 2021
Absolutely class Thiago. ❤️ YNWA
— Pamela Crosbie (@PamelaCrosbie5) November 25, 2021
Thiago has suffered a number of accidents since becoming a member of the Reds from Bayern Munich final yr. This has hampered his prospects of cementing a daily beginning function.
The 30-year-old lately returned from a calf harm. The elegant goal final night time ought to enhance his kind and confidence going ahead which is important for the membership.
It was anticipated that Thiago would supply a giant improve to the Reds’ midfield on his arrival, however that has not been the case thus far, having been in-and-out of the group.
Hopefully, the £22.5m star can flip his fortunes round within the coming months, and play a key function for the Merseyside giants of their quest for a second Premier League title.
The Reds are at the moment third within the league standings with 25 factors. They are 4 factors adrift of leaders Chelsea, however could have an opportunity to shut the hole this weekend.
The Blues have a tough residence encounter towards Manchester United on Sunday. The Reds may put stress on them previous to that with a victory over Southampton at Anfield.