Robert Snodgrass and John Arne Riise slam Liverpool star

Slovakia's Martin Skrtel clashes with Wales' Neil Taylor

Robert Snodgrass and John Arne Riise were not impressed with Martin Skrtel.

Slovakia's Martin Skrtel clashes with Wales' Neil Taylor

Wales claimed a 2-1 victory over Slovakia in their opening group game at the European Championships on Saturday through goals from Gareth Bale and Hal Robson-Kanu and the result certainly puts the Dragons in good stead to progress into the first knockout round of the competition.

Understandably, Wales had to dig in very deep in order to claim the three points on the day and Slovakia certainly did not make things easy by adopting a very aggressive approach during the clash.

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel in particular was guilty of making a number of unsavoury challenges throughout the game and was very lucky to remain on the pitch for the entire 90 minutes.

Slovakia's Martin Skrtel in action with Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu

Among Skrtel’s numerous offences, his elbow on Jonny Williams in the first half was noteworthy and to the surprise of many the 31-year-old was not even booked for his troubles.

Few were impressed with Skrtel’s actions and Robert Snodgrass and John Arne Riise were among the many who took to Twitter to slam the defender for his elbow on Williams.

Snodgrass posted:

Riise posted:

Here are some of the best reactions on Twitter,

Liverpool's Martin Skrtel during training

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