Trent Alexander-‘ Arnold’s absolutely fantastic’ passing helped Liverpool defeat Wolves 2-0 on Wednesday. Lucy Ward was completely floored. Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk both made late strikes
Van Dijk’s goal in the Premier League contest against Wolves didn’t come until the 73rd minute. Only four minutes later, Salah quickly doubled Liverpool’s lead at Anfield. After 25 games, the victory moved Jurgen Klopp’s team up to sixth place in the standings.
Liverpool still trails Tottenham in fourth place by six points, but they still have a match left to play. The Merseyside team additionally displayed tenacity to defeat Wolves. VAR Darwin Nunez’s attempt was disallowed by Stuart Attwell because he had fouled Max Kilman.
As Liverpool failed to find a breakthrough for much of the game, Wolves also frustrated the Reds. But, after Diogo Jota continued the action in the area after Jose Sa had stopped the Dutchman’s initial attempt from Alexander-free-kick, Arnold’s Van Dijk broke the tie.
Before Van Dijk defeated Sa, Alexander-Arnold caused Wolves a number of problems during Liverpool’s victory. On the right wing, the full-back frequently found room to attack the Molineux team from. Following the interval, a long-range hit needed to be blocked, so Craig Dawson had to react quickly.
Astonished by TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD In Liverpool’s victory over the Wolves, LUCY WARD
As Liverpool hosted Wolves, Klopp awarded Alexander-Arnold his 23rd appearance in the Premier League thus far this season. The 24-year-old caused problems for Julen Lopetegui’s team, but he refused to add to his two assists. In 1,696 minutes, he has also scored one goal.
Moreover, Alexander-Arnold has just three assists this season in 32 appearances for 2,451 minutes across all competitions. Yet, the 18-cap England international stunned Ward during the Reds’ victory because to his excellent ball handling skills. He frequently tried to set Salah up for a score.
Ward said on talkSPORT (1/3, 20:26) that Alexander-death Arnold’s was “absolutely astonishing” in terms of quality. The former forward for Leeds United would subsequently add (1/3, 21:48): “Who is [the] top player on the field? Alexander-Arnold.”