Argentina secured a 1-0 win over Paraguay in their World Cup qualifiers last night. There, the midfielder Alexis Mac Allister played a brilliant game. The liverpool player gets 9/10 ratings for his superior performance in the holding midfield.
The Argentine midfielder, like he has done with Liverpool recently, was deployed in a deeper role by Lionel Scaloni. Everyone was intrigued to see how he’d excel in that role. However, he did not disappoint anybody and played his level best.
Mac Allister in Liverpool:
Liverpool signed Alexis Mac Allister from Brighton and Hove Albion in the summer, and he has had a great start to the new season of the premier league.
The 24-year-old has been used in a deeper role by Jurgen Klopp – in the holding midfield. However, many argue that it isn’t his best position. However, he has still continued to deliver the best of his performances.
Following the Liverpool boss’ move, Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni deployed Mac Allister as the deepest of his three midfielders against Paraguay last night.
Liverpool player got 9/10 ratings:
He had an incredible game that night. TyC Sports in Argentina have given him a 9/10 rating following his performance after the game.
The outlet wrote:
“He gave the feeling that he had played as a 5 all his life. Pure manual. Superb game by Alexis.”
The 24-year-old had 101 touches of the ball and completed 78 out of his 82 attempted passes. However, he also maintained a stunning 95 percent passing accuracy. He has made one key pass and successfully completed all four of his long balls.
Defensively, Mac Allister made three tackles, one clearance and was dribbled past just once in the entire game. (SofaScore)
The Argentine really does have the ability to boss the game from a deeper role, and it won’t surprise us at all if he continues to be used there for both club and country.
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