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Liverpool 2-0 RB Leipzig (4-0 on aggregate): Fabinho praised by Klopp as Reds progress

Liverpool 2-0 RB Leipzig (4-0 on aggregate): Fabinho praised by Klopp as Reds progress

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Fabinho is "one of the best in the world at number six", Jurgen Klopp said after the Brazil midfielder helped Liverpool beat RB Leipzig to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.The 27-year-old has had to fill in at centre-back for large parts of this season because of injuries to Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip and Joe Gomez, while also suffering from a number of fitness problems of his own.But restored to his preferred position in the centre of the Reds midfield, he excelled in the last-16 second-leg win over Leipzig, which was secured through second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.It keeps alive the club's hopes of a second European title in three seasons at the end of a campaign where their title defence has fallen apart following a run of recent home defeats."The performan...
Liverpool: ‘Immense’ Fabinho steps up with Virgil van Dijk injured

Liverpool: ‘Immense’ Fabinho steps up with Virgil van Dijk injured

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Last updated on 21 October 202021 October 2020.From the section Champions LeagueNo Virgil van Dijk, no problem?We wouldn't go that far but Jurgen Klopp was a relieved man to see midfielder Fabinho put in a fantastic display in defence as the Reds started life without their injured centre-half.With Van Dijk likely to miss the majority of the season with a knee injury and Joel Matip also injured for the trip to the Netherlands, Fabinho stepped up, or dropped back, to partner Joe Gomez in the 1-0 win over Ajax.Not only did Liverpool keep a clean sheet, Fabinho was instrumental, with a super overhead kick clearance off the line to keep the Dutch side out.The former Monaco player was your man of the match in the BBC Sport player rater with a score of 7.00.Oops you can't see this activity!To enj...
Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Fan creates petition to get Lionel Messi banned for ‘punching’ Fabinho

Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Fan creates petition to get Lionel Messi banned for ‘punching’ Fabinho

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take action The petition on change.org already has more than 1,500 signatures A petition has been created to get Lionel Messi retrospectively banned for ‘punching Fabinho in the head’ during Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat to Barcelona. The Argentine illuminated the first leg of the Champions League semi-final with a brace, featuring a magical free-kick to leave the Reds needing an Anfield miracle next week. The incident which led to Messi’s free-kick But some fans have taken issue with the award of the free-kick, claiming it was actually Messi who committed the foul. Fabinho was adjudged to have blocked Messi’s run as the Barcelona star tried to play a one-two with Luis Suarez. The Liverpool midfielder was booked for getting in Messi’s way, but some ...
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally makes Premier League debut, and fans praise player once branded ‘flop’ and ‘fraud’

Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally makes Premier League debut, and fans praise player once branded ‘flop’ and ‘fraud’

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fab fab The Brazil international made his English top flight debut as a second half substitute in Liverpool's defeat of Huddersfield Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally made his Premier League debut on Saturday evening, playing just over 20 minutes of the Reds’ defeat of Huddersfield. The Brazil international, who was signed for an initial £40million earlier this year, has found his early life on Merseyside something of a disaster. Fabinho’s full debut for Liverpool came in the Carabao Cup – and it was not good He has not been trusted by Jurgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager, to represent his new team on many occasions, with his only start to date coming in the Carabao Cup. Fabinho hadn’t even made a Premier Leagu...
Manchester United transfer news: 'Dier and Perisic are smokescreens for Fabinho and Alexis!' Red Devil fans debate rumour

Manchester United transfer news: 'Dier and Perisic are smokescreens for Fabinho and Alexis!' Red Devil fans debate rumour

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Eric Dier reportedly fancies a move to Man UnitedWednesday, July 12, 2017Reports have been doing the rounds suggesting Eric Dier is open to a move to Manchester United this summer.With their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic reportedly on the verge of collapse, the Red Devils have set their sights on the 23-year-old England international.United vice-chairman Ed Woodward is said to have spoken to Daniel Levy at the start of the summer, and the Tottenham chief made it clear Dier is categorically not for sale.But with United willing to spend big, and boyhood United fan Dier apparently keen on a move to Old Trafford, could Spurs allow another player to swap north London for Manchester?Here is what a selection of United fans think about the prospect...Let's block ads! (Why?)