Liverpool fans have turned to Twitter to vent their frustration following Simon Mignolet’s woeful display against Arsenal.
For the first 52 minutes of the game, Liverpool were dictating affairs with a sense of comfort. In truth, had they displayed greater ruthlessness in front of goal in the first-half, the game would have been out of sight.
Then a genuinely bizarre five-minute period altered the entire complexion of the game, goals from Alexis Sanchez, Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil gave Arsenal a surprise 3-2 lead. The last two goals were especially suspect from a defensive perspective, and they expounded Mignolet’s weaknesses in the Liverpool goal.
The goalkeeper was solely responsible for conceding Liverpool’s second goal of the evening, as he failed to parry Xhaka’s central shot away from goal.
This isn’t the first time that the Belgian has committed a mistake of this nature and here’s how Liverpool supporters reacted to his performance on Twitter…
Sell mignolet worst goal keeper in the history of Liverpool
— SCARFACE (@LFC_LION) December 22, 2017
To sell something it must first have value.
— The Cigar Mafia (@thecigarmafia) December 22, 2017
The game LFC should have won if it wasn’t for MIGNOLET. Should be fired.
— German Msibi (@Mosa_Msibi) December 22, 2017
New keeper please
— Nathan Gaines (@NathanRGaines) December 22, 2017
Abysmal goalkeeping – any other keeper in the league would have saved that!
— Di B (@dianeb1984) December 22, 2017
Terrible effort from Mignolet
— Stephen Linder (@everyday_steve) December 22, 2017
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