The Norwegian midfielder, on loan from Real Madrid , lashed in a 25-yard thunderbolt to open the scoring in the 34th minute in the first leg of their last-16 Europa League tie.
Liverpool played their first game after the announcement of the European Super League, and failed to win against Leeds
He said: “He senses where the space is and how to use it. I wouldn’t necessarily say he’s a dribbler with skills and tricks but he’s dynamic. How he plays, he is unique in some ways.