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Liverpool fans see “best in the world” Thiago and Fabinho dominate Villarreal

Liverpool won 2-0 at home to Villarreal on Wednesday evening, taking control of their Champions League semi-final tie as Thiago and Fabinho shone in midfield.

Liverpool 2-0 Villarreal

Champions League Semi-Final First Leg, Anfield
April 27, 2022

Goals: Estupinan OG 52′, Mane 55′

The Reds took on the Yellow Submarine in front of an expectant Anfield crowd, with a place in the final within touching distance.

Villarreal frustrated Jurgen Klopp‘s side in the first half, defending resolutely and keeping the scores level, but Thiago hit the post with a long-range effort.

Liverpool had liftoff when Pervis Estupinan diverted Jordan Henderson‘s cross into the net, before Sadio Mane made it 2-0 amid joyous scenes soon after.

That’s the way the scoreline remained, with the Reds now red-hot favourites to progress to next month’s final in Paris.

Thiago and Fabinho were both exceptional at Anfield – here’s how supporters reacted to their brilliance on social media.


Thiago produced yet another masterclass…


Fabinho was colossal in his own way, too…

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