Liverpool fans react to Dejan Lovren's performance against Newcastle on Twitter

Dejan Lovren's performance against Newcastle United was a talking point for Liverpool fans on Twitter last night.

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren started last night's win over Newcastle United alongside an unfamiliar centre-back partner in Emre Can.

Can was returning from suspension, and though the duo have played together in the back line it has only been part of a back three, rather than the conventional partnership the pair had to strike up in a back four.

After a seemingly positive display from Lovren in the win against Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup, the fans were wondering whether he could back that up with another positive display in a huge week for the club's season.

Despite the clean sheet, not all fans were entirely convinced by the Croatia international's display. Lovren has struggled to find some good, consistent form ever since he arrived from Southampton for £20 million in the summer.

There were times when Lovren looked pretty good on the ball and showcased his ability to move the ball from the back to the front quickly.

But there were other occasions when he lacked composure, and the rashness that usually accompanies a bad Lovren performance showed at times, notably when he hacked down Ayoze Perez just before half time.

Here is what a few fans on Twttter had to say about his performance:

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