Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher believes Joe Gomez performed one of the worst video games of his profession on Wednesday night time in opposition to Napoli
Gomez commenced the recreation at centre-back with Virgil van Dijk, and the two have a historically accurate file when partnered together. However, a lacklustre first half of overall performance noticed the Englishman hauled off via Klopp at halftime.
The Merseyside membership have struggled to locate their ft so a long way in the Premier League, with two wins from their first six video games and their sorry begin to the season looks to have persevered in the European compeition as they suffered a 4-1 defeat at the palms of Napoli.
Within 10 minutes the Reds have been already down 1-0 after a Milner handball led to a penalty that was once slotted away by way of Zielinski. The Italian facet dominated the 1/2 and located themselves up 3-0 at the break.
Gomez was once without doubt at fault for the 1/3 aim and Carragher was once a ways from impressed with the 25 year-olds performance.
“I suggest the defending is shocking,” stated Carragher. “Gomez simply had one of the worst halves of soccer he is perhaps ever going to have. That’s why he had to come off at half-time.
“It need to have been 4 or 5 at half-time, no longer simply three.”
“To concede the dreams Liverpool did in the first half, then two minutes into the 2nd half, to concede a purpose like that.
“I mean, we are speaking about gamers that have received the Champions League and the Premier League. It’s embarrassing. It’s a bit of a funny story clearly to see gamers defending at this stage like that.”
It has been a hard few weeks for the Liverpool defence, with the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Van Dijk additionally going through criticism for their performances this season and Gomez is the trendy participant in the pundits’ firing line.
Klopp will be desperately hoping his defenders can discover some structure quickly and revive his side’s season.