Luiz was played in midfield by manager Jose Mourinho, with Lineker less than impressed with the 26-year-old, tweeting "Does David Luiz realise the game has kicked off?" midway through the first half.
However, by the final whistle, Luiz was being celebrated as the standout player on the night.
Mourinho declared afterwards: "David Luiz is a monster."
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