Alan Shearer reveals his man of the match against Liverpool

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Chelsea defeated Liverpool 2-0 as the Blues sealed their place in the quarterfinal of the FA Cup after a good display against Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Goals from Willian and Ross Barkley sealed a massive win for the Blues against the Reds in what can be termed as one of Chelsea’s best performances of the season.

Premier League legend Alan Shearer has hailed Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour as the man of the match as the 18-year-old played a very good game.

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“The star of the show is Billy Gilmour, he has been absolutely fantastic,” Shearer told the BBC.

“His awareness on the pitch for an 18 year old is incredible. You know what a lot of the time I’ve seen Chelsea this season yes they have good possession in Jorginho and the way he passes it but he hasn’t done what this young boy has done in terms of getting the ball and passing it forward. That’s his first thought.

“Not only that but he’s protected that back four magnificently. Everything he’s done has been spot on, the tackling, setting Chelsea forward.

“He’s 18 years of age, to have that confidence and belief in your ability…”

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1 Comment on "Alan Shearer reveals his man of the match against Liverpool"

  1. yes he is correct

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