How Thiago was a category above for Liverpool in opposition to Leeds

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara proved his class by rising above the frenetic tempo of the Premier League to boss the midfield within the Reds’ comfy 3-0 win over Leeds.

Leeds began the sport at 100mph in a bid to attempt to unsettle Liverpool at a hostile Elland Street. However it didn’t work on Thiago, who was at all times in management and continually capable of decide the holes in Marcelo Bielsa’s workforce.

It hasn’t at all times been a straightforward trip for the Spaniard since his much-hyped switch from Bayern Munich final summer season – coronavirus and a knee harm restricted him to just one begin earlier than January. Even when match, he struggled to rise up to hurry and Liverpool as a workforce didn’t hit kind till March.

However it is a totally different Thiago, nearer to the one which emerged at Barcelona and established himself as among the finest midfielders on the earth throughout seven trophy-laden seasons in Germany.

Particularly now, with Georginio Wijnaldum gone and Jordan Henderson not an everyday starter, it’s vital that Thiago has come to the fore for Liverpool – and he has.

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