Liverpool defender scores goal
Liverpool beat Ajax 2-1 at home in the Champions League group stage, and Matip, who helped Liverpool’s lore in the 89th minute, won the official UEFA trophy of the game.
With the score still 1-1 before the end of the game, in the 89th minute, Tsimikas took a corner kick, and Matip rushed into the net from the small penalty area, helping Liverpool to lore the opponent.
After the game, UEFA officially rated Matip as the best player of the game. The European Technical Observation Group said: “He performed well on defense, was very strong in dribbling confrontation, and also helped Liverpool in attack. There’s always a threat from set pieces and headers from corners to score the winner.”
Matip took 3 shots and 1 shot on target in this game and scored 1 goal. He had 77 touches, 57 passes, and 45 touches. Among them, there were 4 times and 2 times were in place. 2 dribbles and 1 success.
He won 6 of 9 ground fights and 7 of 8 top fights. 1 foul, 2 fouls.
He had 2 clearances, 1 interception and 3 steals.