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Some fans think Liverpool ace being subbed off cost their country victory last night

Liverpool ace Kostas Tsimikas was in action for Greece last night.

However, the Reds full-back couldn’t inspire his country to victory in Kosovo.

That said, the hosts’ equaliser came after Tsimikas was substituted in the 89th minute.

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Greece took the lead early in the second half through Anastasios Douvikas.

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And they looked set for victory, until Vedat Muriqi stunned the away side with a 91st-minute equaliser.

Some fans thought Tsimikas’ substitution played a big role in their nation dropping two points.

And manager John van ‘t Schip came under criticism for taking the Liverpool ace off:

Tsimikas joined Liverpool last summer from Olympiacos for a reported £11.7m fee.

His maiden season at Anfield proved difficult as he suffered injuries early on in the campaign.

Moving to the Premier League meant he had to get used to a new style of play, which can take time.

In addition, the Reds’ injury problems meant they struggled to hit the heights of the previous two seasons.

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And with the pressure on, Jurgen Klopp stuck with the impressive – and consistent – Andrew Robertson at left-back.

This meant Tsimikas had to make do with a place on the bench for most of the season.

However, the 25-year-old has featured plentifully in wake of Robertson’s injury comeback.

He has featured in all three of Liverpool’s Premier League games this term, including two starts.

Tsimikas is an established player for his country – can he finally become as established for his club too?

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