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Liverpool fans criticise Joe Gomez’s display against Red Bull Salzburg

Liverpool earned a thrilling 4-3 victory over Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday, but despite their first Champions League win this season, many fans share concerns over the performance of Joe Gomez.

The 22-year-old made only his fourth start of this campaign, excluding the Community Shield, but the Reds’ defence looked more fragile with him alongside Virgil van Dijk compared to Joel Matip, who has impressed many this term.

That could be a worry for some ahead of Liverpool’s clash with Leicester at the weekend, particularly as they put five past Newcastle in their last game.

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Despite impressing in terms of stats, with five tackles, three interceptions, and a pass accuracy of 84%, Gomez was often caught out defensively due to his poor positioning, according to fans.

As a result, he played a role in the visitors coming back level with three goals, before Mo Salah struck the winner.

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Some supporters have acknowledged the fact he hasn’t played often this season, but others have overlooked his lack of fitness and decided to criticise the defender, as the following reactions show…

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