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
Liverpool equal two more records after their impressive 2-0 win over Fulham
Liverpool don’t seem to be the same team from last season, despite boasting an unbeaten record in the Premier League.
The Reds beat Fulham 2-0 to make it 30 points from 12 games, and are just two behind Manchester City who lead the table.
Our attack hasn’t blitzed the opposition like last season, but the numbers suggest this has been an amazing start to the Premier League campaign.
Ian Doyle wrote for the Liverpool Echo about the latest game and claimed that we have matched our best points tally after 12 games.
Doyle further claimed that our goal difference of +18 was the best in terms of Premier League seasons.
Our attack might not be firing on all cylinders but our defence has been exceptional so far. Alisson kept yet another clean sheet on Sunday, and we also equalled the record for clean sheets from 1977-78 and 1978-79.
In fact, our defence has been the reason why we have done so well this season. We barely seem to concede and Virgil van Dijk has been an exceptional purchase, alongside Alisson.
The pair combined well to start an attack against the Cottagers on Sunday. Van Dijk signalled Alisson to take a free-kick early, and that resulted in Mohamed Salah opening the scoring for the Reds.
The Reds haven’t been that great in the Champions League, and we need to ensure our qualification into the next round.
Liverpool play Watford after the international break and take on Paris Saint-Germain away a few days later.
“I can’t believe it”, “Shocked” – Some Liverpool fans unsure about Mohamed Salah’s choice of T-shirt
The former Roma star is also one of the most recognisable faces in the world, and there have been murals, statues and paintings celebrating the success of the Liverpool attacker.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the player wants a bit of privacy and Salah tweeted an image of him travelling “incognito”.
Travelling incognito.😀 pic.twitter.com/1Ys7bx6AUg
— Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) November 12, 2018
The player wearing a Balaclava would not have been much of a problem, but many fans didn’t like his choice of shirt.
The Egyptian wore a “Project-Playboy” shirt and while we cannot say what his intentions were by sporting the shirt, some of the fans questioned his taste, while others some supported him.
Salah charging pic.twitter.com/qpRFwau1Tm
— Engr.Faris 🇸🇦 (@Mustache_O) November 12, 2018
— Stuart Maxwell (@cobblerstu) November 12, 2018
— شحات عمران (@gnsPHNmRt71XgdA) November 12, 2018
Be careful mo
— Nathan Astin (@nathastin) November 12, 2018
Try going Rambo next time😂cheers for the pic 🙏 pic.twitter.com/FUFoTVGVcX
— Nav nagra (@Navnagra4) November 12, 2018
Is that Playboy t shirt or another rabbit symbol
— Mohamed Salah Bastawy (@bastawy_salah) November 12, 2018
Playboy ya Salah pic.twitter.com/uAxT1ZYUth
— Abdelrahman mohamed (@Abdelra32371181) November 12, 2018
Mo Salah wearing playboy tees huhhh💉💉💉💉
— _ (@MB_86_) November 12, 2018
Not mo salah mo play boy
I can’t believe it
— husseinbawaked (@husseinbawaked) November 12, 2018
— Lemo (@sugarllemo) November 12, 2018
“I want to help the team” – Liverpool star wants to continue helping team after impressive performance against Fulham
Xherdan Shaqiri isn’t concerned about how many goals he scores and wants to help Liverpool do well. The Swiss star started in our 2-0 win over Fulham and scored a wonderful volley after Mohamed Salah opened the scoring.
The 26-year-old was pleased with his finish and told Liverpool’s website:
“The [kind of] impact is not so important for me. I want to help the team.
“When it’s with a goal or assist, it’s always good for the team. I came in the summer to help this team go forward and make the process better.
“I’m very happy with my performances, I just have to keep going like this and train hard every day. I hope we keep going until the end like this.”
Although the former Stoke City star hasn’t started many games for Liverpool, the stats are pretty decent for the 26-year-old.
The attacker already has two goals and three assists from four starts, and his performances should put forward his case of starting more games.
The Swiss attacker was the cheapest transfer we made in the summer, but he looks a quality purchase now.
Jurgen Klopp changed his formation to fit Shaqiri into the starting XI against Fulham. However, the Swiss star was the X Factor in our win over the Cottagers, and hopefully, he keeps getting the starts after the international break too.
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