Liverpool fans think Firmino deserves to take Jesus’s starting spot in Brazil team

Football fans always keep a close eye on their players at major tournaments, and one man that Liverpool supporters are keen to see thrive is Roberto Firmino.

The false nine had a stellar season for the Reds, scoring 26 goals and creating 16 assists in all competitions.

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Unsurprisingly, Firmino’s form earned him a call-up to the Brazil squad for the World Cup in Russia.

On Sunday, Tite’s side opened their campaign with a Group E match against Switzerland.

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Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring inside the first 20 minutes before Steven Zuber found an equaliser five minutes into the second half.

The contest ended in a 1-1 draw, and Firmino only managed to gain 11 minutes on the pitch as he came on as a substitute to replace Gabriel Jesus in the 79th minute.

The Manchester City star was preferred by Tite as part of an attacking trio alongside Neymar and Willian.

Liverpool fans, who were raving about Firmino’s displays all season, think that their man deserves to be in the spotlight.

Article title: Liverpool fans think Firmino deserves to take Jesus’s starting spot in Brazil team

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