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The duo were back in midfield for this evening's Champions League last 16 clash and lined up alongside Gini Wijnaldum.
Despite winning the first leg 2-0, many were wondering if a comeback was on the cards for Leipzig given the Reds' poor Premier League form.
But Jurgen Klopp's side look confident throughout and won 2-0 on the night and 4-0 on aggregate - thanks to Thiago and Fabinho.
He oozed confidence on the ball in Budapest however and managed to glide past the opposition with ease.
Fabinho, meanwhile, has seen himself playing in central defence due to an injury crisis that has rocked Liverpool's camaign.
Wednesday saw him anchoring the midfield again and he didn't put a foot wrong.
Fans have reacted to the performance and they are hopeful Thiago and Fabinho can kickstart Liverpool's season again, with the club sat eighth in the table.
Thiago looked like a different player with Fabinho alongside him in midfield tonight. Made more tackles than any other #LFC player in his time on the pitch (4), eight recoveries, and created one big chance. Jurgen Klopp will be wondering why he didn't try this earlier!
- David Lynch (@dmlynch) March 10, 2021
Fabinho and Thiago is the way forward.
- - (@AnfieldRd96) March 10, 2021
FABINHO AND THIAGO IN MIDFIELD IS THE THING OF DREAMS :heart_eyes: pic.twitter.com/A150Ustx1o
- s (@theredsforever) March 10, 2021
Imagine if we'd had this Fabinho in holding midfield with this Thiago next to him all season. Bloody hell.
- Empire of the Kop (@empireofthekop) March 10, 2021
Goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in the second half sealed passage to the quarter-finals and it was Liverpool's third win in nine.
On Fabinho playing in defence, Klopp remarked post-match that the Brazilian felt much more comfortable in midfield.
He remarked per James Pearce: Klopp: "I told Fab [Fabinho] on the way downstairs, 'you like the position No 6 more then yeah? He said 'yeah!' You couldn't show it more clearly!"
Do you think Liverpool's season will be kickstarted by the pairing of Thiago and Fabinho?
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