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Shearer: Firmino perfect at Turf Moor

3 Sep 2019
Roberto Firmino, Liverpool

Brazilian was pivotal as Liverpool continued their winning start to the season and stars in Shearer's MW4 Team of the Week

Another impressive Premier League victory for Liverpool at the weekend was influenced by superb performances at the back and a flawless attacking display by Roberto Firmino, according to Alan Shearer.

Along with Trent-Alexander Arnold and Virgil van Dijk the Premier League Champion selected the Brazilian forward in his best XI from Matchweek 4 for the role he played in linking up the attack in the Reds' 3-0 victory at Burnley.

"It was the perfect centre-forward's performance," said Shearer, who also chose Jurgen Klopp as his manager of the week. "He scored a goal and brought others into the game perfectly.

Hugo Lloris (TOT) | ARS 2-2 TOT

"The Frenchman made some very important saves in the north London derby."

Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV) | BUR 0-3 LIV

"I think he will be a regular in this team of the week with his performances."

Jannik Vestergaard (SOU) | SOU 1-1 MUN

"He made some very timely and important tackles and scored the equaliser for Saints."

Virgil van Dijk (LIV) | BUR 0-3 LIV

"I think he will be a regular in this team of the week with his performances."

Arthur Masuaku (WHU) | WHU 2-0 NOR

"The West Ham full-back was solid at both ends of the pitch."

Kevin De Bruyne (MCI) | MCI 4-0 BHA

"What a player. The brilliant Belgian was outstanding again."

Matteo Guendouzi (ARS) | ARS 2-2 TOT

"A very mature performance from the 20-year-old. Very impressive."

Daniel James (MUN)SOU 1-1 MUN

"The summer signing is looking very much at home in the United shirt."

Sergio Aguero (MCI)MCI 4-0 BHA

"Another two goals and another brilliant start to the season. He even had an assist for good measure."

Roberto Firmino (LIV)BUR 0-3 LIV

"The perfect centre-forward's performance. He scored a goal and brought others into the game perfectly."

Jamie Vardy (LEI)LEI 3-1 BOU

"Goals win games and he produced two more plus an assist. He looks very sharp."

Manager: Jurgen Klopp (LIV) | BUR 0-3 LIV

"Another win ensured his table-toppers remain the only club with a 100 per cent record."

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