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Liverpool fans fume at Dejan Lovren performance v Newcastle United

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Liverpool fans fume at Dejan Lovren performance v Newcastle United

The Croatian did not have his best game for Liverpool at St James’ Park.

Liverpool remain in the hunt for the Premier League title after an incredible 3-2 win against Newcastle United. Rafa Benitez’s men put in a brilliant display that nearly earned them the points at St James’ Park, before Liverpool claimed a late winner.

It was a potentially pivotal moment in the title hunt, with Manchester City facing Leicester City on Monday night.

Newcastle did make it tough for Liverpool and Reds fans will feel fortunate they came away with all three points.

If they hadn’t, then one Liverpool player might have got the blame.

(Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United)

Dejan Lovren struggled throughout the game. The Croatian international, who has had a troubled season with injuries, had a fight on his hands with Salomon Rondon.

The Venezuelan made the Liverpool defender’s life hell and fans on Twitter were kicking off at Lovren’s presence in the starting XI.

This season he has seemingly dropped to fourth choice centre-back option, but a lot of Liverpool fans would seemingly rather see Fabinho slot in then Lovren take to the field again.

Here is some of the reaction to Lovren’s display in the North-East…

 

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