How Jack Grealish reacted to Trent Alexander-Arnold's stunning winner

The Aston Villa captain has reacted to Trent Alexander-Arnold's post-match post after the full-back fired Liverpool to three points.
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Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish has reacted to Trent Alexander-Arnold's statement on Instagram after the full-back's late winner.

Liverpool needed two second half goals from Mohamed Salah and a stoppage time striker from Alexander-Arnold to secure their first home win of 2021.

Ollie Watkins fired Dean Smith's side in front on the stroke of half-time after his effort squirmed into the back of the net.

The Premier League champions thought they were level on half-time through Roberto Firmino's cheeky chip but VAR ruled it out with Diogo Jota marginally straying 'offside' in the build-up to the equaliser.

Eventually, the Reds made their chances count with Salah heading home after Martinez pawed away Andy Robertson's strike.

Into stoppage time and with the game on a knife-edge, Alexander-Arnold picked up the ball on the edge of the box and curled his shot into the far corner to secure the win.

Trent Alexander-Arnold

Putting an end to the winless run that spanned 115 days, dating back to Firmino's winner in a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

The Liverpudlian ended a troublesome week, that saw the full-back subjected to racist abuse on social media following the 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, on a high picking up the man-of-the-match award as well as the winning goal.

Just weeks after his omission from the England set-up, he sent a message of intent to the onlooking England manager, Gareth Southgate.

Taking to Instagram, the right-back captioned his post to his 5.3million followers: "Are you not entertained!? 💪🏽"

Jack Grealish, who missed his sides defeat through injury, left a tongue-in-cheek comment to his fellow Englishman.

As simplistic as a combination of a sad and laughing emoji from the Villa skipper. 

Following the win, there was a culmination of praise from his fellow team mates and manager Jurgen Klopp.


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In a topsy-turvy Premier League season, the 22-year-old bagged his second goal of the season, doubling his tally after he opened his account in January's 3-1 win over Spurs.

Mohamed Salah said: "I tell him focus on your own game, don't listen to anyone else. People will always talk."

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