23rd January 2020

Scoreline Summary

Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-2 Liverpool

(Jiménez 51’ – Henderson 8’, Firmino 84’)

Brief Report

Alex was once again part of another instrumental victory for Liverpool as the Reds move closer towards a first top-flight title in 30 years, defeating Wolves 2-1 at Molineux.

Despite Alex’s injury struggles towards the end of 2019 after sustaining an ankle injury in the Club World Cup triumph in Qatar, the midfielder’s involvement on Thursday night marked his fourth consecutive appearance for the Champions League holders.

The 26-year-old put in a vintage display, against one of the most disciplined team’s In the Premier League as Alex completed 86% of his passes and showing his versatility having moved from central midfield to right-wing after Sadio Mane’s injury.

What Does This Mean?

Roberto Firmino’s late winner means Alex’s ruthless side are now 16 points clear at the top of the league with 15 more games remaining.

What’s Next?

Alex will return to FA Cup action this Sunday as Liverpool travel to Shrewsbury with the fourth-round tie being shown live on the BBC.