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Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first match evaluated by former LFC goalkeeper

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain got his first minutes in 11 months after suffering knee ligament injury.

England international played 40 minutes for Liverpool U23 against Derby County.

Former LFC goalkeeper Chris Kirkland has evaluated Ox’s performance.  

“It was about being back on the pitch and getting some distance in his legs and he did that.” Kirkland told LFCTV (via LiverpoolECHO)

“He was neat and tidy and made some lovely passes. His first touch was good. He got a good 40 minutes under his belt and that will do him good.

“There was one cross-field pass to Ben Woodburn when he never even looked. He knew where Woodburn was and it was a brilliant pass. 

“Alex is a class player and he will be delighted just to have got out there. He linked play up well. It’s good news.” he added.

Liverpool will face Burnley on Sunday. It is not likely to see Chamberlain in the squad, however, his return is closer and closer.

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