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Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian hails Fabinho for centre-half performance

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian praised Fabinho for his performance in their Champions League win at Ajax.

With Joel Matip and Virgil van Dijk injured, Fabinho excelled as makeshift centre-back alongside Joe Gomez to ensure Liverpool kept only a third clean sheet in their last 14 games.

And Adrian believes the impact of the Brazilian at the back will only improve with time.

"Fab played a few times there last season and the more games playing together, everyone is going to get more confident, for sure," he said, speaking to liverpoolfc.com.

"We've known each other for a long time and it's not just the centre-backs and the goalkeeper, it's the whole team defending and it was a very good job from everyone.

"Obviously we know we are going to miss Virgil and it's a big loss for us, but it's how to react. We have many good players who can play in this position – Fabinho did great with Joe."

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