83 touches, 85% pass accuracy: Jordan Henderson stars as Liverpool beat Manchester United

Liverpool FC - Seeing Is Believing - Jordan Henderson

The England man was impressive in his side's 2-0 win in the Europa League on Thursday.

Jordan Henderson was once again in fine form at Anfield as his side beat Manchester United 2-0 in the Europa League.

The Reds were highly impressive on Thursday evening as they dominated their fierce rivals from start to finish to take a commanding league in their European leg.

They started the game strongly as a Daniel Sturridge penalty gave them the lead, with that goal proving the catalyst as they tested David De Gea on numerous occasions.

Roberto Firmino doubled their lead in the second half with his ninth this season to give his side a more than deserved victory.

Key to their win was the domination they enjoyed in central midfield, and a big part of that was midfielder captain Henderson who once again impressed.

  TeamMatchTouchesTotal Scoring AttAccurate PassPassing AccuracyTotal TackleWon TackleTotal ClearanceInterception
Jordan Henderson Liverpool C. Palace vs Liverpool 83 3 58 85% 8 4 2 1

As illustrated by the stats provide by WhoScored, the German was heavily involved throughout.

In total he posted 83 touches, the most of any player in the game, while also registering three shots, again putting him top.

His passing was also impressive as he managed 58 accurate passes, coming in second behind Mamadou Sakho in that regard and enjoying a pass success rate of 85%.

Defensively he was also solid, posting eight attempted tackles, a tally that put him joint top alongside Nathaniel Clyne, with four of those proving successful.

He also managed two clearances and one interception in an all round impressive display once again in the heart of Liverpool’s midfield.

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