‘Bang Average’ ‘Glimpses Of Things To Come’ ‘Poor Like The Rest Of Them’ Fans Deliver Verdict On Liverpool Midfielder’s Display

‘Bang Average’ ‘Glimpses Of Things To Come’ ‘Poor Like The Rest Of Them’ Fans Deliver Verdict On Liverpool Midfielder’s Display

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara was handed his second start of the season in the 1-0 defeat to Southampton last night.

The Spaniard looked rusty at times and, while he did show off his great passing range, fans on Twitter thought he didn’t really make the impact that they were hoping for:

It wasn’t really the ideal circumstances for making your first start in two and a half months. Manager Jurgen Klopp decided to reshuffle the eleven, and Thiago had to adapt to playing in the holding midfield role with two midfielders playing behind him at centre-back.

Picking up an early yellow card didn’t help matters either, and he had to be rather cautious with his challenges for the rest of the match.

In possession, Thiago was decent, delivering some good balls forward into the final third of the pitch, but he didn’t really stamp his mark on the game by dictating play from the middle of the park. Hopefully, as he builds up his fitness, we will see more from him.