Liverpool left-back Kostas Tsimikas put in an outstanding performance as the Reds secured a vital win over Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
The Greek international provided the assist for Joel Matip‘s winner but he also created five chances in total, which was the best figure he has managed in a single game.
Supporters on Twitter were full of praise for Tsimikas and they are hoping that the defender gets a long run in the team after the international break:
He’s gotta start from now on
— 🧩 (free agent) (@fabiodazzla) September 13, 2022
His crossing world class
— VvD (@LiverpoolRage) September 13, 2022
Sadly will be replaced soon as Robertson back from injury
— E.A (@ali88_e) September 13, 2022
— Sarah Menez (@SarahMenez6) September 14, 2022
I feel like he has been better then Robbo for some time now!
— Oliver Repstad (@Bottipp) September 14, 2022
Outstanding display, he almost makes us forget Robbo is nº1 LB, he’s gold
— Viking_bimmer (@GriffithsShean) September 14, 2022
To me he’s a starter now
— openmindproject (@Projectopenmin6) September 13, 2022
He needs to start every game now , he deserves his chance
— Daniel (@heyholetsgof) September 13, 2022
What a star 🌟
— Kaz 🪑 (@Kaz1663) September 14, 2022
It wasn’t just his crossing that impressed fans against Ajax, it was his overall contribution, with his strength in one-on-one duels a particular highlight.
Andy Robertson is expected to return from a knee injury when the Reds face Brighton in their next game on October 1st but there is no doubt that Tsimikas deserves to keep his place ahead of the Scotland captain based on his current form.