Date: 11th March 2021 at 7:00am
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Liverpool fans have been hailing the performance of Nathaniel Phillips following the 2-0 victory over RB Leipzig on Wednesday night. 

The Reds qualified for the quarter-finals with a 4-0 aggregate success overall with goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in both legs.

But it was the performance of Phillips that has attracted the attention, as the 23-year-old proved an immovable force in defence for Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Having started the season way down the pecking order at Anfield, the Bolton-born centre-back has been called upon on numerous occasions to provide cover for a crippling injury list.

On each of those occasions, Phillips has performed admirably, however, this was another level altogether.

In helping keep a clean sheet, the no-nonsense defender made three clearances, won three ground duels and made five successful clearances (Sofascore).

These Kopites were certainly in awe of the 6’2 colossus…