Loads of Liverpool fans have been giving their verdict on Sunday’s momentous win, and they’re stunned by the performance of Fabinho.
Liverpool fans were furious when Jurgen Klopp started neither of their new midfield signings in Paris last week, and Fabinho showed exactly why on Sunday.
The Brazilian international is quickly becoming a popular figure at Anfield, as it’s been a long time since the Reds had a true defensive midfielder in their side.
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The 25 year-old was given the nod alongside Georginio Wijnladum in midfield on Sunday, and his ability to win the ball back high up the pitch was crucial to several Liverpool attacks.
Fabinho made six tackles in the match, while no other player on the pitch managed more than four.
The ex-Monaco ace completed 86 per cent of his passes, and it is quickly becoming clear why Klopp and sporting director Michael Edwards were in such a hurry to get the deal done this summer.
You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below, where fans are desperate for Fabinho to keep his place over Jordan Henderson…
He must stay in the team. Brilliant stat btw
— Jack Moore (@Jack_Moore7) December 2, 2018
Fabinho showed his class both on and off the ball today.
Henderson’s time in the starting XI is over. pic.twitter.com/x19PAJgN8V
— Raj Chohan (@rajsinghchohan) December 2, 2018
Man’s disposed everything.. Clearly what’s missing in that PSG game, and of course shaq too
— Ivan Sitohang (@IvanSitohang) December 2, 2018
Fabinho’s movement as we build from the back is so much better than Henderson’s.
Constantly dropping into space to make an angle for the pass for teammates.
It’s elementary stuff really, which is why Henderson is so poor.
— Steve (@Kopology) December 2, 2018
Fabinho looks so much more comfortable in that holding role than Henderson, only an idiot would consider putting hendo in
— Jake (@jakewilkinson21) December 3, 2018
Fabinho > Henderson please @LFC . I beg you??
— Yard Man (@Daku_Rah) December 3, 2018
Really hope Klopp just sticks with Fabinho now, Henderson best season was when he was box to box 2013/14 I’d rather see him as a squad player in that position and not sitting trying to control games https://t.co/ES2CrdcPh6
— Naby Nolove (@LfcJay1) December 3, 2018