Steven Gerrard raves about Liverpool FC star despite West Brom loss

Steven Gerrard heaps praise on Roberto Firmino following his fine form for Liverpool FC of late

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Liverpool FC legend Steven Gerrard Photo: BT Sport

Steven Gerrard lavished praise on Roberto Firmino following his fine finish in Liverpool FC’s 3-2 loss to West Brom in the FA Cup on Saturday.

It was a disappointing night for the Merseyside outfit as they were pegged back and beaten by the Baggies in front of their home fans at Anfield and dumped out of the competition at the fourth-round stage.

Firmino provided Liverpool FC fans with something to cheer about early on, however, as he produced a wonderful chip to beat Ben Foster and put his side ahead in the seventh minute at Anfield.

And despite the disappointment of what followed for Liverpool FC, former Reds captain Gerrard was hugely impressed by Firmino’s finish to put his side ahead.

Speaking during BT Sport‘s coverage of the game, Gerrard said: “What a beautiful finish.

“Mo Salah tries to score the first one and it’s a good save, but that’s an absolutely gorgeous chip [from Firmino]. The weight of it and the execution is brilliant.”

Firmino has been in fine form for Liverpool FC so far this season, scoring 10 goals and making five assists in the Premier League for Jurgen Klopp’s men.

The Brazil international will be hoping to feature for the Reds when they return to Premier League action on Tuesday night with a crunch clash against Huddersfield Town.

Liverpool FC are currently fourth in the Premier League table as they chase Champions League qualification for the second season under Jurgen Klopp.

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