Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Jordon Ibe’s performance against Sion

Jordon Ibe

Liverpool struggled to a 1-1 draw with Sion in the Europa League.

Liverpool got off to a flying start against Sion, with Adam Lallana shooting them 1-0 ahead in the fourth minute.

However, they were pegged back to 1-1 before the 20 minute mark, and the score stayed the same for the rest of the fixture, leaving the Reds with just two points from their opening two Europa League games.

The side that lined up for the Reds was one involving a number of first-team players. Adam Lallana was the goalscorer, whilst Brendan Rodgers also utilised players such as Nathaniel Clyne, Emre Can, Simon Mignolet and Joe Allen in the starting XI.

The performance was typical of this current Liverpool side, with a slow and turgid style of play doing little to threaten the other side, and although the Merseyside club dominated the game, they never truly threatened to pick up a victory.

One player who really struggled to perform was Jordon Ibe, who was used in an unnatural left wing-back position, despite his best skills being used in the attacking third.

Seen as the replacement for Raheem Sterling, Ibe ended last season in fine form, but has seen his performance levels drop off a cliff this term. He looks scared to take players on, and devoid of any confidence, whilst his first touch often sees him lose control of the ball.

Yesterday, Ibe completed two dribbles, was dispossessed an extremely high five times, whilst managing just one tackle and one key pass.

It is clear that he is struggling in Rodgers’ set-up, and Liverpool fans took to Twitter after the game to express their displeasure at the youngster’s performance.

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