Jamie Carragher claimed that Alisson has ‘elevated himself to the number one goalkeeper in the world’ after the Liverpool star pulled off an impressive save away at Norwich.
Though Norwich sit 5 factors adrift of Watford at the backside of the Premier League desk, Liverpool may have been cautious of Daniel Farke’s facet after a shock 3-2 victory over Manchester City again in September.
And the Canaries impressed in early phases against with the league leaders on Saturday night, conserving Jurgen Klopp’s males at bay for the opening 45 minutes.
The hosts might even have taken the lead with ten minutes remaining of the half as Lukas Rupp latched onto Kenny McLean’s lofted cross and broke Liverpool’s tried offside lure.
The German midfielder tried to sq. it to Teemu Pukki who regarded destined to attain earlier than Alisson leapt all the way down to his proper to scoop the ball away.
‘Liverpool have got the best goalkeeper in the world. He shows it yet again,’ Carragher mentioned on Sky Sports’ commentary after the likelihood.
‘It’s a stunning first contact, he [Rupp] decides to cross it however doesn’t put sufficient on it. Brilliant from the goalkeeper.
‘He was there waiting. He didn’t go too early – possibly the striker, Rupp, going although, would have simply handed him. He waited and waited and as quickly as he made the cross he was on him.
‘This season he’s elevated himself to the primary goalkeeper in the world. If you have a look at Liverpool’s defensive document, how usually he saves huge possibilities.
‘We always talk about Virgil van Dijk’s impression on this group, it’s been colossal. Alisson is precisely the similar.’
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Jamie Redknapp added: ‘It’s a stunning ball by Kenny McLean. Every fan might be going, “Why are you not shooting?” however I believed he was so unfortunate.
‘The touch was exquisite. He just felt that Pukki was going to come alongside him. The one person that will be relieved is Joe Gomez – he doesn’t get again fast sufficient.
‘Alisson just gets that big paw out and there’s not lots you are able to do.
‘It’s actually unfortunate from their standpoint.’