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Most Liverpool fans have the same opinion on Alberto Moreno after cup defeat

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Most Liverpool fans have the same opinion on Alberto Moreno after cup defeat

The Liverpool fans are out of patience with the Spaniard.

Liverpool are out of the League Cup following a defeat to Chelsea at Anfield last night. It seemed Liverpool were heading through thanks to Daniel Sturridge’s acrobatic finish. However, a quickfire double from Emerson and Eden Hazard saw Chelsea claim the win.

Hazard’s goal was certainly special, as he left Liverpool players scrambling before smashing home from the corner of the box.

One of the players he left posterized was Spaniard Alberto Moreno. The left-back was bamboozled by his trickery in a way Liverpool fans feel usual left-back Andrew Robertson might not have been.

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 15: Alberto Moreno of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool FC at Wembley Stadium on September 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Moreno, a £12 million signing in 2014, has become an entirely peripheral figure at Liverpool after a series of poor performances for the club.

But he remains back-up when Robertson needs a rest and came in for the tie at Anfield last night.

On the one hand, it is easy to understand why Moreno might be slightly rusty. This was his first start for Liverpool since April. On the other hand, Liverpool fans have seen this all before from the Spaniard.

Moreno is simply not good enough a back-up to help Liverpool win silverware this season. That was certainly the opinion of most Liverpool fans on Twitter, who have simply had enough…

 

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