England fans react on Twitter to Sturridge performance: 'We seem to have taken Chelsea's version'

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Daniel Sturridge had a game to forget for England against Honduras on Saturday evening, but what did the fans make of the Liverpool man's performance?

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has enjoyed a spectacular season at Anfield, and many England fans had tipped him to replace Wayne Rooney as the focal point of the England attack at this summer's World Cup.

But against Honduras, the Reds striker was not his usual prolific self, missing three gilt-edged chances in a match that ended goalless.

In what was an attacking line-up, Sturridge started up front with the trio of Rooney, Adam Lallana and Danny Welbeck playing behind him.  But while the chances were made they were not dispatched as Roy Hodgson would have hoped.

Sturridge had three shots in total, but not one was on target.  He also failed to make a single key pass and had a pass completion rate of 76%.

As you would expect from the 24-year-old, he went on two dribbles but neither led to a goal, and his overall performance led some England fans to wonder if it was just a bad day at the office and others to question if Sturridge is the same player without a strike-partner.

A quick look at Sturridge's goal-scoring attempts to on-target attempts last season shows that he hit the target on average 1.45 times for every 3.41 shots.  Against Honduras this dropped to zero from three attempts. 

But his form for the majority of last season suggests we should not lose faith just yet.  After all, better Sturridge delivers a performance like Saturday's now rather than during the World Cup itself.

  Total Scoring Att / appsOntarget Scoring Att / appsAppsMins
Daniel Sturridge 3.41 1.45 29 2,275

After the game, we took to Twitter to see what some of the fans thought about the Liverpool man's performance, and you can find a selection of what we discovered below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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