Liverpool: Fans disagree over Adam Lallana’s performance in victory at Aston Villa

Liverpool: Fans disagree over Adam Lallana’s performance in victory at Aston Villa

Liverpool 2-1 victory at Aston Villa was another close call and it will have worried fans that the team with ten wins and one draw isn’t quite as strong as the Premier League table suggests. Liverpool had 25 shots, 10 corners and 74% of possession but they could only scrape an injury-time victory ahead of their mammoth game against Man City next weekend.

City’s win wasn’t reassuring for their fans either, but players like Adam Lallana are splitting opinion on the red side of the title race, with some saying he played well against Villa and some saying he didn’t. The Liverpool Echo rated him 6/10, saying: Asked to do a lot of defensive work in the opening stages and took a while to get going. Better towards half-time and some good forward forays but missed big chance in final quarter.”

On Twitter, fans took more of a decisive view on whether he was good enough for a title-charging team or not. Owner of fansite Anfield Index, @GagsTandon, posted on Twitter how he’d changed his mind on the Englishman’s performance, saying: “I think Lallana will get top presser for the game yesterday. Yep, a load of you will disagree but I’ve just rewatched it and collected and changed my original opinion which was that he was poor. He did pretty well off-ball.”

Some people agreed and replied saying they thought Lallana played well:

While others weren’t as convinced regarding the 31-year-old:

Liverpool fans, what did you think of Adam Lallana’s performance against Aston Villa?

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