Liverpool fans react to Roberto Firmino's performance against Rubin Kazan on Twitter

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Roberto Firmino played his part in Liverpool's winning goal against Rubin Kazan.

Roberto Firmino's stock seems to be rising as a Liverpool player, with his latest display against Rubin Kazan seemingly enhancing his reputation among the club's fans. 

Though Jordon Ibe has received the headlines for his first competitive goal for the Reds, Firmino certainly gave us another taster as to why Liverpool paid so much in the summer to secure his services from Hoffenheim.

Firmino set up the game's first real opportunity, which saw James Milner hit the crossbar, before creating one or two other openings, but the attempts he had on goal weren't the best. That is something that will need to be worked on during the coming games as he looks for his first Liverpool goal.

But it was his tee-up from a Joe Allen pass that allowed Ibe to burst forward and calmly slot home his first Liverpool goal, which helped the Reds to strengthen their grip on second spot in Group B - meaning that a win in their next game against Bordeaux will secure their passage to the knockout stages of the competition. 

After three consecutive starts, it seems as though Firmino could be pretty close to cementing his place in the starting XI. Fans on Twitter certainly seem to be impressed, though they would like him to improve one aspect of his end product.

Here is a selection of what was said: 

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