ANOTHER story of missed chances for Liverpool in their second Champions League group game.
For all the stick the defence get, and all the praise the attack get, The Reds have missed too many clear-cut chances in recent games.
Anyway, here are Anfield Wrap contributors with talking points from another draw in Europe…
Josh Sexton: Very strong team that, reckon we win 17-0
Phil Blundell: Wanna see the vidiprinter writing
Ian Ryan: If our front four clicks this could be a long night for them.
Josh Sexton: Just had a look at Salah and I reckon we win 19-0 tbh
Dan Vincent: Ultimately these are dog shit so I’m hoping it’s wrapped up comfortably by 60 so we can rest the firm for Sunday.
Josh Sexton: Bit of a sloppy start this, like there’s too much excitement to get the ball forward
Dan Vincent: Not sure there’s many better one on one with a full back than Mane.
Dan Morgan: We’ve nearly nicked it really high a couple of times already. Coming this
Josh Sexton: Love Bobby getting in natural striker positions
Ian Ryan: Bobby should bag there
Josh Sexton: Could have predicted that with the way the wall did nothing about their lads stood in the centre
Ian Ryan: Sake Reds
Josh Sexton: So close to Karius
Craig Hannan: Karius there
Dan Vincent: Atrocious from Karius. Fucking Weetabix Goalie.
Ian Ryan: Emre really poor in the buildup to that goal. Karius has to do better.
Paul Senior: Fucking hologram needs to fuck off.
Dan Vincent: Our keepers are jarg as fuck. All of them. I’d play Ward based on the fact he hasn’t let me down as much as the others but it’s bonkers we didn’t sign one.
And please nobody tell me there isn’t any better available or I’m putting my phone in the oven.
Craig Hannan: Absolute hologram hands
Stick to the insta, Karius lad
Johnny Milburn: What was Karius doing? Does the ball go through him? Fucking rentaghost.
Josh Sexton: Is Moreno actually good going forward or is he just quick? Don’t reckon anything he does out wide is better than Robertson
Ian Ryan: The system we play can expose the defence but Jesus Christ it’s so easy to get in down the sides against us at times
Josh Sexton: Fucking get in
Lovely football that
Ian Ryan: Lovely goal that.
Dan Morgan: Nothing daft now
Johnny Milburn: Beautifully worked – good patience
Ian Ryan: These will give us chances no fucking doubt about it.
Dan Morgan: Adamant this crowd are singing you Scouse bastards. Would love it if they are
Ian Ryan: Absolutely have to make situations like that count, five on two at one point.
Paul Senior: I know he probably should score there, but I’ve just had a major twinge there.
Ian Ryan: Think the flag may have gone up but we should be putting them to the sword there.
John Gibbons: Can’t cope with Karius lads
Ian Ryan: Old smoke hands
Dan Vincent: He could’ve just stood still and caught that into his stomach.
Josh Sexton: Defo a pen that by the way
That’s like if the ball was another yard away from Vardy on Saturday but Si Mig still cleaned him out
Ian Ryan: Sturridge anyone?
Josh Sexton: Bobby not had a great game again
Ian Ryan: Love Bobby but there’s times when we’re crying out for a slotter in the middle of that front three.
Josh Sexton: Sturridge for Mane
Dan Morgan: These are shattered by the way
Johnny Milburn: Liverpool currently ballsing my coupon up — will I ever learn?
Josh Sexton: What does Gini bring as a sub?
Johnny Milburn: Lovely teeth
Paul Senior: Retention
Josh Sexton: Do you need that chasing a goal against these though?
Paul Senior: Yes. Cos we’ve been shite in possession
Josh Sexton: Moreno going forward is a myth, pass it on
Ian Ryan: His final ball is often wild as fuck
Josh Sexton: He’s just quick, offered nothing else tonight and very rarely does
Dan Morgan: We need to be patient, getting desperate all over the pitch. Be calm and keep moving it
Josh Sexton: Is Bobby shite now?
Ian Ryan: Bobby has to hit the target there
Johnny Milburn: We don’t seem to be pulling them out of shape
Paul Senior: Poor that. Henderson keeping us ticking here
Dan Vincent: He’s doing his best to make my claim that we don’t an out and out CF look like the biggest fraud shout ever.
John Gibbons: Moreno showing his limitations tonight. No guile at all
Paul Senior: Moreno’s done very little wrong.
Josh Sexton: Disagree tbh
Paul Senior: That’s fine Josh.
Ste Evans: I was just thinking he’s been OK to be honest
Josh Sexton: Just think he’s barely offered the overlap he usually does and has hit the first man with most of his deliveries
Paul Senior: But there’s been more questions of front three than him
Josh Sexton: Agree with that
The overlap thing is probably cause of how deep these are but think Robertson would solve the problems that Moreno hasn’t been able to tonight
Phil Blundell: We’ve created little second half
That isn’t on the left back
Paul Senior: Should be about 15 left here
Dan Morgan: Has the front three/four not got an argument that a clean sheet wins us the game? I’m sure they all take it on the chin as a team but there’s arguments at both ends of the pitch
Paul Senior: Can’t bank on that. These should’ve scored more than once
Johnny Milburn: Funny how their second goalie looks like a worldie
John Gibbons: Funny how they can just drag a lad out of the crowd better than our lads
Josh Sexton: Omg Sturridge
Ian Ryan: Looked a sitter
Josh Sexton: Reckon any amount of added time we get here isn’t good enough
Fucking killing me this
John Gibbons: Hendo masterclass last 10
Josh Sexton: Never known us to miss so many clear cut chances
Dan Morgan: Selikhov MOM
Ian Ryan: Great reaction save but a yard either side there
Paul Senior: Sake reds
Josh Sexton: Fuck off
Not you Paul
Paul Senior: We done enough to win that there, can talk all about the keeper and defence, some guilt edge chances there to win the game, and we haven’t taken them.
Firmino poor. Can poor. Keeper poor.
Jordan Henderson and Lovren excellent.
Josh Sexton: Agree with that. Henderson has his second commanding performance in a row. Whether people think he should be captain or not the lad leaves nothing behind.
John Gibbons: The keeper is crap. It’s not even a mistake. He’s just not good enough to save it
Johnny Milburn: He looks like someone who’s been a asked to go in during five a side for his turn.
John Gibbons: Aside from picking that divvy I feel for Klopp though. He picks all his creative players and they are wasteful. So he puts his nine on and he misses the easiest one of the lot
Phil Blundell: Can’t be arsed with Can
That’s four points he’s done there
Craig Hannan: I can’t work Can out.
And we’ve had him three years
Dan Morgan: More than good enough to win at Sevilla, rest of them at home will take care of themselves
Johnny Milburn: That’s true Dan but the margin for error is evaporating
Ian Ryan: Concede a really poor goal but nowhere near ruthless enough again tonight.
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Karius has had his chance. Mad that he is starting in our champions league games after his poor form last season.
I’m actually taking time out after this game until Klopp sorts it out too much rubbish Karius will actually not get a game in the Championship Fact
Dan Vincent: Atrocious from Karius. Fucking Weetabix Goalie.
Happens far too often for us to keep claiming bad luck. Not one calm head on the pitch. Feels like it’s been like this for years. Too many players having off days from week to week and not enough leaders for us to get away with it. Harry Kane scores with every half chance, we need 10 shots on target to score 1 across the board.
That peno miss v Seville has killed firmino. Confidence is rock bottom at the minute, possibly worst game for for tonight. I definitely remember buying some serious pills off that spartak manager back in 98
LOL! That’s maybe why they were cramping on 60…
Karius and Can both German. I don’t believe for one second that is why they are picked but others will!
Thought the same thing re: them singing you scouse bastards….
Seems like Can is too dead set on proving why he should be on big money, with it actually working against him.
astonishing that, regardless of us missing about 20 chances and a free kick going through the goalie’s hands, josh sexton still finds a way to blame moreno. he’s been our best defender so far this season, or our least worst anyway.
got to put the ball away.roll on jan,spend some money.striker,two c/backs,the rest will follow