The Liverpool keeper is expected to stay as the No.1 at least for a while but he did himself no favour as he failed to hold onto a free-kick against Tranmere, which let the opposition score.
While Rafael Camacho, Sheyi Ojo and Adam Lallana had given us a 3-0 lead in the first half, Tranmere pulled a couple of goals back in the second.
The German had done a similar feat when we played against Bournemouth a couple of years ago and a section of our fans were not pleased with the blunder from the keeper.
Here are some of the reactions from the 3-2 pre-season win and it does seem that Karius needs a bit of a confidence boost from somewhere.
— Lee Coppin (@LeeCoppin) July 10, 2018
— Nick🏴 (@NabyRole) July 10, 2018
I said I feel sorry for Karius which I still kind of do but he fucks up to often, and in a CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL. New keeper needed x
— Iz (@lfcisabelle) July 11, 2018
If we don’t upgrade, Karius is just going to be this season’s Lovren/Moreno, but even worse I bet.
No matter what he does, whatever the context, he’s going to receive disproportionate abuse/criticism.
Already getting lynched over a bloody preseason mistake ffs.
— Rex🇯🇵レックス (@ThatRexGuy) July 10, 2018
As much as he looks like he’s ate about 200 bars of chocolate over summer, Danny Ward has to start over Karius.
— The Anfield Talk (@TheAnfieldTalk) July 10, 2018
Part of me just feels bad for Karius. Can’t see it ending well for anyone if he stays
— Sabah (@Sabah07) July 10, 2018
I hate all this Karius out crap.
The only players I want out are the ones Klopp decides he doesn’t want.
Being a supporter of a club doesn’t mean just enjoying the glory of victory, it means supporting the manager and players until they get it right.
Sort yourselves out.#LFC
— LFC Dagger (@lfc_dagger) July 10, 2018
They’re two sides of a coin
— FIT MIKE (@bamy_generale) July 11, 2018
Ojo is asking all the right questions for a spot in the senior squad. Was so good to see Lallana back to being Lallana. Keita was doing Keita things. Fabinho is starting to show why we signed him. Karius missed an easy save again. There you go lad
— Kavin (@kavin4642) July 10, 2018
Hate to say it but don’t make Karius number 1 lads. Confidence is completely shot. Feel sorry for him big time though
— Josh (@LFCJosh23) July 10, 2018
karius :@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ pic.twitter.com/7MGec0uc9b
— Buy a Focking Goalkeeper!! (@bobby11bobby11) July 10, 2018
— Fin Horncastle (@FinHorncastle03) July 10, 2018
I very sure everyone following lfc would be willing to pay £10 each so we could buy alisson or oblak seen as no one wants to stump up the cash lol. #YNWA
— kevin emery (@kevemo) July 10, 2018
If Klopp isn’t doing work behind the scenes to replace Karius – he’s the one who’s concussed. Achterberg should be out also! What worries me is, if Karius is our No.1 next season & has more mistakes it could lose Klopp his job … Sort it out! #WeAreNotMugs
— Jonathan Purse (@JonPurse) July 10, 2018
— Robertson™ (@lionel8481) July 10, 2018
— Kazak Thunder (@kazakthunder) July 10, 2018