Liverpool eased past RB Leipzig tonight. The Reds have progressed into the quarter finals of the Champions League after a phenomenal performance in Hungary. Nat Phillips was utterly immense against RB Leipzig, Liverpool fans have been singing his praises.
Liverpool beat RB Leipzig
The Reds have been very disappointing in recent weeks and months.
Jürgen Klopp’s side have been rubbish in the Premier League.
None of that mattered tonight as we watched Liverpool ease past RB Leipzig, booking their place in the quarter finals of the Champions League.
The lads were in fine fettle at the Puskas Arena.
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The game could’ve been put to bed in the first half with plenty of chances created and wasted.
The second half saw a more lethal touch from the supposed hosts.
Mo Salah capped off a fine move to make it 1-0 on the night after 70 minutes.
Just four minutes later Sadio Mane got on the end of a Divock Origi cross to thoroughly put the tie to bed.
Nat Phillips v RB Leipzig
Jürgen Klopp started Nat Phillips at the back against RB Leipzig.
The 23-year-old has been solid in recent weeks but many thought Fabinho would lineup alongside Ozan Kabak.
The defender thoroughly repaid the gaffer’s faith.
We saw Nat Phillips dominate against RB Leipzig, he turned into the Bolton Baresi this evening.
Five clearances and three tackles don’t tell the whole story. He was utterly crucial to our victory.
Liverpool fans on Nat Phillips v RB Leipzig
There were plenty of comments on his heading ability.
In general there was high praise for the Bolton Baresi.