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Crouch: Firmino was wasteful in front of goal

Mon 18 January 2021 | 11:05

Former Liverpool striker is concerned with the lack of firepower in Klopp’s team.

Liverpool

have seen the goals dry up for them in their recent Premier League matches. The defending champions have not been able to score in their last three league matches and have suffered their worst attacking run since 2005. Jurgen Klopp’s team are facing an injury crisis and the lack of depth in the squad has blocked the German coach from making his team more dynamic and unpredictable. The team’s forwards have been criticized for their recent performances but after the team’s goalless draw against

Manchester United

on Sunday, Peter Crouch says the Reds must be mostly concerned with

Roberto Firmino

’s lack of quality as a goal scorer. 

“The balance of the team is wrong at the moment.”

He told 

Daily Mail.

“They have lost the energy of Jordan Henderson and Fabinho in midfield and that has stopped Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson attacking as freely as they did in the last two seasons.

“It was a hard watch on Sunday but what alarmed me was how wasteful Roberto Firmino was in front of goal.

“I thought he was back in the groove when he sparkled at Crystal Palace last month, but it is just not happening for him — or his team.”


source: SportMob