Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Moreno performance against Real Madrid

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Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno had a solid game against Real Madrid last night.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has been criticised for his team selection against Real Madrid last night but the fact remains, his team played well despite a 1-0 defeat at the Bernabeu.

The Reds got stuck in and made things difficult with one of the notable performances coming from left-back Alberto Moreno.

Moreno was one of the first team regulars who wasn’t rested for the game last night and he impressed, keeping Real Madrid’s attacking stars quiet, when they tried to attack down that side of the pitch.

He also got forward well throughout the game and passed sensibly and while Kolo Toure is attracting the headlines for his performance, Moreno had one of his most solid displays since he moved to the club from Sevilla last summer.

He looked at home in an intimidating atmosphere and it was clear that he’d played football against Real Madrid in Spain as he kept his cool through difficult periods during the match.

“I didn't see this as a big showcase game where I had to play the so-called names. It might have seemed a gamble but for me it wasn't - In terms of criticism of my team selection I am not really bothered,” said Rodgers after the game.

“The changes were the team that I thought would get us a performance and a result. Unfortunately we got the performance but not the result.”

Moreno is one player who has cemented his place in the side for this weekend and barring any injury, which he could pick up in training, he’ll be tasked with keeping one of Andre Schurrle or Willian quiet from the Chelsea attack.

On this evidence, he’s likely to retain his place in the side for most of the season.

Here’s what Liverpool fans on Twitter had to say about his performance last night.

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