Leeds United continued their dominating performance in the EFL Championship as they absolutely destroyed Norwich City on Saturday. With this win, Bielsa’s side are now back at the top of the Championship table with 13 points to their name.
One of the key players behind Saturday’s impressive win against Norwich was undoubtedly Kalvin Phillips. After a poor show in the last game against Swansea City, Phillips managed to turn things around on Saturday with a brilliant performance that was thoroughly admired by the fans.
Kalvin Phillips vs Norwich yesterday:
• 41/47 passes completed
• 6 ball recoveries (bettered only by Alioski)
• 3 tackles completed (better only by Barry Douglas for Leeds)
• 3 interceptions (bettered only by Luke Ayling)
• 4 blocks (more than any other player)#LUFC
— EFL Bias (@EFLBias) August 26, 2018
The midfielder was outstanding throughout the match, as evident by his stats from Saturday’s game. Phillips capped off his brilliant performance with a stunning defensive block just a few minutes before the referee blew the final whistle.
Norwich’s desperate attempts to salvage something from the game with a late goal were shattered brutally as Phillips pulled off a sumptuous block right in front of his goal
Go ahead and check out the stunning defensive block by Phillips down below –