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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson for his showing against Manchester United on Sky Sports.

Alisson helped Liverpool claim a point against United, and produced two excellent saves in the second half to ensure that his side kept a clean-sheet.

The Brazilian stopper first saved when Bruno Fernandes tried to flick a shot goalwards, and he then stood firm when Paul Pogba crashed a volley at him from close range.

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The two saves meant that Liverpool claimed a point in what was a game of few chances.

And even Solskjaer moved to praise the Reds goalkeeper at full-time for his contribution.

“I think we grew in the game and toward the end it was there for us to win. We created two massive chances and it was two brilliant saves by the keeper,” he admitted.

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“We can play better than this, we can be more composed, we can have the ball more. We had to defend really often today. There are a couple of tings for us to improve on.

“I thought Paul (Pogba) was absolutely brilliant today. We knew he had to do a job defensively to help us with Robertson and I thought he was excellent and should have got the goal his performance deserved.”

Alisson’s showing once again proved just how important he is to Liverpool.

The Reds may not have their best choice defence available to them, but with Alisson in net they still remain a very tough team to score against.

Liverpool’s draw with United means that they have now slipped down into fourth position in the Premier League table.

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