Liverpool’s 2-Zero defeat to Atalanta noticed the Reds fall miles brief in their highest, each jointly and personally.
Jurgen Klopp‘s aspect knew a win at Anfield on Wednesday would see them qualify for the Champions League knockout levels with two video games to spare, however they had been totally out of types.
Liverpool did not anything of be aware within the opening 45 mins, previous to quickfire second-half targets from Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens hanging Atalanta in whole regulate.
The guests eased to victory after all, with Klopp a annoyed determine at the touchline as his aspect didn’t even muster a shot not off course.
Right here we examine our participant rankings with the ones from the Liverpool Echo, the Impartial, BBC Recreation, FotMob and the TIA readers.
On a night filled with below-par person performances, Origi (4.0) used to be deemed Liverpool’s worst participant within the reasonable rankings.
The Belgian used to be given a possibility to end up his value, however he fluffed his strains horribly once more.
TIA’s Joanna Durkan bemoaned Origi’s “loss of tempo, motion and contact,” whilst our readers gave him a woeful score of simply 1.6!
In the meantime, Ian Doyle of the Echo concept the 25-year-old “did little” every time he had the ball.
Sadio Mane (4.5) used to be a shadow of himself during at Anfield, and he has now scored simply two times in his remaining 9 appearances.
Liverpool’s No.10 used to be “extraordinarily quiet,” in line with the Impartial‘s Karl Matchett, and FotMob famous that his go finishing touch charge used to be simply 64 p.c, as he were given the second-lowest score.
In 3rd position on the backside finish of the rankings used to be Neco Williams (4.7), who struggled to fill in for the absent Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Doyle mentioned the Welshman used to be “focused by means of Atalanta defence” and concluded that each targets originated from his flank as he failed to forestall the crosses.
On a extra certain be aware, Alisson (6.0) used to be noticed because the Reds’ big name performer, having a look sharp during and creating a “robust save at his close to submit,” as identified by means of Durkan.
Subsequent up for Liverpool is a travel to Brighton on Saturday lunchtime, with a win taking the Reds best of the Premier League, in the meanwhile a minimum of.