The midfielder has struggled to nail down a regular starting berth in the Reds’ XI since moving from Arsenal last summer, but it appears he’s won over Jurgen Klopp’s trust and looked at his bustling best at the Vitality Stadium.
Chamberlain put in an eye-catching performance but the Man of the Match was undoubtedly Philippe Coutinho, who managed to conjure up perhaps his best-ever goal in a Liverpool shirt in the first-half.
The match ended 4-0 to the visitors, and when Coutinho was asked by a Sky Sports reporter after the full-time whistle about his future, The Ox decided to step in and defend his new pal:
Here's the @Alex_OxChambo interview for those asking.
What a legend for stepping in the way he did. pic.twitter.com/tLR0CuBsIw
— Dominic Campbell (@dom_campbell) December 17, 2017
In fairness, whilst we’d have loved to hear Coutinho’s answer, fair play to Chamberlain for sticking up for his mate, eh?
What did you think of the pairs’ performances?