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Phillips starred at the back, keeping a clean sheet and even scored in his side's huge win at Turf Moor on Wednesday.
He scored with a powerful header to make it 2-0 with the centre-back also delivering a crucial piece of defending
What a time to get your first #LFC goal...:soccer:- Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 19, 2021
Nat Phillips' header makes it 2-0 to the visitors!
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The Englishman headed off the line to prevent Burnley from scoring in a pivotal moment in the match.
Jamie Carragher praised Phillips on commentary, brilliantly saying: "I think if a double decker bus came into the box, Nat Phillips would head it away."
Liverpool fans loved Phillips' showing against Burnley.
Nat Phillips v Burnley:- Watch LFC (@Watch_LFC) May 19, 2021
- 69 touches
- 80% pass accuracy
- 9/13 aerial duels
- 4/6 ground duels
- 9 clearances
- 1 off the line clearance
- 3 tackles
- 1 goal
Man of the match :punch: pic.twitter.com/D5eP6HDkTM
Nat Phillips against Burnley- LFCfooty (@_FootballTwts) May 19, 2021
*scored a goal
*goal line clearance
you have to look twice to see the difference pic.twitter.com/FnE3fvluJD
Kind of Nat Phillips to turn into Virgil van Dijk at such a vital time.- DaveOCKOP (@DaveOCKOP) May 19, 2021
Nat Philips for Balon D'or- Hajj Pharis (@hajjpharis) May 19, 2021
Speaking after the game, the 24-year-old said: "Most importantly is the three points today.
:star:Man of the Match, Nat Phillips- Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) May 19, 2021
:soccer: Scored first career goal
:red_circle: Led Liverpool in the following categories:
Aerial duels pic.twitter.com/5iOlo8fCqj
Scoring your first goal for #LFC or clearing the ball off the line?
There was only one answer for tonight's Man of the Match, Nat Phillips! :joy: pic.twitter.com/oSS5GzY18e
- Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 19, 2021
"At this point of the season, we just have to win. It doesn't matter how we do it - we just need to win. There's no room for inconsistency."
Asked what he preferred between his goal and goal-line clearance, he replied: "The goal line clearance - definitely. That is what my job is to do."
He added: "I'm looking forward to it. It's going to be a good weekend. Now we will rest up so we are ready for this weekend.
"Really tough tonight. Credit to Burnley - they made it really tough for us.
"It was a really, tough physical game. It was one of the toughest I've had all season."
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