Liverpool fans have heaped praise on midfielder Naby Keita after his performance during the 3-0 win against Bournemouth on Saturday.
The Guinea international shined as the Reds took all three points at the Vitality Stadium to momentarily extend their lead to 11 points at the top of the Premier League.
Keita got himself on the scoresheet, with additional contributions from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mohamed Salah who rounded off the goalscoring tally.
Naby Keita vs Bournemouth:
9.4 rating (MOTM)
95% Passing accuracy
3 Key Passes
1 Big chance created
1/1 Dribble attempts
5/7 Ground duels won
World class performance. Put some respect on his name. 🇬🇳 pic.twitter.com/LIW6myV3pu
— Samue (@SamueILFC) December 7, 2019
His tenacity and willingness to get the ball forward were the main reasons why Keita was awarded the man of the match award. He conjured up an assist, as well as accumulated a pass success rate of 94% from 94 passes. Three of those were key passes and one was a through ball.
Supporters were ecstatic about Keita’s outing and made their feelings clear on social media.
Here you will find some of the best comments from Liverpool fans:
The way he drives fowards and pick salah out. Theres a lot more to see from naby deco keita
— LFCMO (@LFCMO1) December 7, 2019
He was brilliant. But i can see why Klopp still not play him regularly. He loss possession due to his poor awareness of his surrounding few times in this game. But sure he will improve if he plays regularly.
— Kai (@kaiYnwa) December 7, 2019
He was and still brilliant
— Mo Amer (@SASABAS1) December 7, 2019
— Alabamacation (@Stokes334) December 7, 2019
— Lawrence whelan (@Lawrenc97783554) December 7, 2019
— Hammat Diop (@HammatDiop) December 7, 2019
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Keita was superb today. Klopp should be picking him ahead of the passenger duo of Henderson/Gini. #BOULIV
— Kaingu (@BossKaingu) December 7, 2019
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