Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez drew some relatively poetic reward from a journalist in his homeland following his newest efficiency for Uruguay.
The 24-year-old grabbed two assists as he helped his nation to make a successful begin to their 2026 World Cup qualifying marketing campaign, defeating Chile 3-1 in Montevideo on Friday evening.
He arrange each objectives scored by Nicolas de la Cruz and, in hailing the contributions of a number of gamers in Marcelo Bielsa’s line-up, El Observador columnist Marcelo Decaux wrote: “Added to them was the ability of Darwin Nunez who was an off-road tractor. They couldn’t beat him, and he supplied two assists.”
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It’s evident from that sensible metaphor from Decaux that the power of Nunez in main the road for Uruguay was an necessary issue of their win.
As per Sofascore, the Liverpool striker gained seven of his 10 duels, the third-most of anybody in Bielsa’s workforce; and along with his two assists he additionally chipped in with six photographs, a 100% dribbling success charge, two key passes, two clearances and one sort out in an all-action show.
Even when he wasn’t on the scoresheet final evening, the 6 foot 2 marksman proved too sizzling for Chile to deal with as he carried on his wonderful begin to the membership season, the spotlight of which was his late match-winning double in opposition to Newcastle a fortnight in the past.
Jurgen Klopp will little question be delighted to listen to of Nunez making such an affect whereas away on worldwide obligation, and the hope is that the 24-year-old will get by means of Tuesday evening’s match in opposition to Ecuador with none damage setbacks.
Judging by this show, the ‘off-road tractor’ may very well be an absolute handful for the Wolves defence at Molineux subsequent Saturday.
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