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Trent Alexander-Arnold reveals shock alternative of his best-ever efficiency

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Trent Alexander-Arnold believes his best-ever efficiency got here in Liverpool’s 3-1 defeat to Actual Madrid within the 2018 UEFA Champions League remaining.

The best-back has cemented his spot as one of many Premier League’s finest gamers since breaking into the Reds’ first-team again in 2016, whereas he has additionally tried his hand as a midfielder at worldwide degree with England during the last 12 months.

Alexander-Arnold has recorded some phenomenal shows over time, and talking at a Soccer For Change occasion with Jamie Carragher, he was requested to call his finest.

“The primary Champions League remaining [3-1 loss to Real Madrid in 2018] was an enormous one for me,” he stated. “I believed, ‘That is the head of soccer’, and I felt fairly comfy, although we misplaced that recreation. No less than I knew I might carry out at that degree after developing in opposition to an amazing Actual Madrid crew, who had simply received their third European Cup in a row.”

Liverpool have been overwhelmed 3-1 by Madrid in Kyiv however put up a valiant effort having gone into the ultimate as underdogs. Karim Benzema gave Los Blancos the lead after an error from goalkeeper Loris Karius earlier than Sadio Mane equalised, however a brace from Gareth Bale – a shocking overhead kick adopted by one other Karius mistake – settled the tie.

UEFA Champions League"Real Madrid v Liverpool FC"

Alexander-Arnold largely stifled Ronaldo / VI-Photos/GettyImages

The Reds would get their fingers on their sixth Champions League title a 12 months later by beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 within the 2019 remaining.

Alexander-Arnold additionally named Liverpool’s dramatic 4-0 semi-final win in opposition to Barcelona in Might 2019 on their technique to European glory as one his honourable mentions.

“By way of different video games, I would say Barca at house, and Leicester away [Boxing Day 2019] within the season after we received the league,” he added.

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