68 touches, 19 ball recoveries, 3 blocks & 1 assist: Ndidi puts in a shift against Liverpool

Nigeria International Wilfred Ndidi won the man of the match award after helping Leicester City to a 3 – 1 win over  Liverpool at the King Power Stadium, on Saturday.


Ndidi played the entire duration of the match and helped his team recover from a goal down to win the game comfortably.


Ndidi who recently recovered from a hamstring injury also provided an assist for the third goal scored by English midfielder Harvey Barnes.


The Super Eagles star made more recoveries (11) and won more aerial duels (5) than any other player in the first half against Liverpool


In 90 minutes, Wilfred Ndidi made 19  ball recoveries which is the best number in a single match from any other outfield player in the Premier League this season.


Meanwhile, James Maddison and Jamie Vardy scored the other goals for the Foxes, while Mohammed Salah grabbed Liverpool goals.


Wilfred Ndidi’s game by numbers vs. Liverpool:


68 touches

21 duels contested

19 ball recoveries

12 duels won

6 aerials won

5 tackles

5 clearances

3 interceptions

3 blocks

2 chances created

1 assist.



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