To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders

Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications

Not now
OK
Advert

Thiago Alcantara Produced Priceless Reaction To Trent Alexander-Arnold's Thunderbolt Vs Newcastle

Published 
| Last updated 

Thiago Alcantara Produced Priceless Reaction To Trent Alexander-Arnold's Thunderbolt Vs Newcastle

Liverpool fans erupted in celebration when Trent Alexander-Arnold rifled one into the top corner on Thursday night, but nobody had a better reaction to the 25-yard rocket than Thiago Alcantara.

The Spanish midfielder had the perfect view for Alexander-Arnold's thunderbolt, standing right behind the England defender as he let fly from range.

Loading…

When the ball was wallopped into the top bins, sealing a 3-1 win for Liverpool against Newcastle in the 87th minute, Thiago completely lost his mind.

Advert

Other teammates dashed to celebrate with Alexander-Arnold, but he simply turned away and put his hands on his head - in complete disbelief over the sensational strike.

Advert


Summer signing Ibrahima Konate was also stunned by what Alexander-Arnold produced, as another video shows:

The former Bayern Munich and Barcelona man knows all about what it's like to score a beautiful goal at the Kop, having conjured up the most exquisite half volley in a 2-0 Champions League win over Porto last month.

Advert

From similar range, he cut across the ball superbly with glorious technique.

With Alexander-Arnold's belter and Thiago's satisfying stunner, as well as Mo Salah's ridiculous solo goals, Liverpool's goal of the season competition is going to be a very tough one to decide.

The 23-year-old has shown that level of quality on many an occasion but was desperate to score a goal of this ilk.

Advert

"I've been waiting for that [type of goal] for five years," he told BT Sport post-match.

"I've had a few ones from the edge of box and dragged them. I've caught that one sweet and it nestled in the top corner, a sweet strike and put the game to bed."

Jurgen Klopp, meanwhile called the goal "unbelievable" and said Alexander-Arnold's shooting ability is "different level".

Liverpool were 1-0 down early on when former player Jonjo Shelvey gave the visitors a shock lead, but went in ahead at half-time after Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino struck.

Advert

Prior to his netbuster past Martin Dubravka, Alexander-Arnold made a crucial tackle to deny Ryan Fraser after he looked to get on the end of a Jacob Murphy cross.

There were appeals for a penalty but VAR ruled the defender got a touch on the ball.

Featured Image Credit: Image: BT Sport

Topics: Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Newcastle United

Josh Lawless
More like this
Advert
Advert
Advert

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Football

Chelsea Reportedly Close To Ousmane Dembele Signing

an hour ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Football

Fans Are Split On Steven Gerrard Supporting Liverpool At The Champions League Final And 'Disrespecting' Aston Villa

5 hours ago