'Time to say goodbye' - Liverpool fans react to Martin Skrtel's performance against Wales

Slovakia's Martin Skrtel looks dejected at the end of the match

Liverpool fans were far from impressed with Martin Skrtel's display for Slovakia against Wales.

Slovakia's Martin Skrtel looks dejected at the end of the matchSlovakia's Martin Skrtel looks dejected

Slovakia's European Championships campaign got off to the worst possible start, as they were beaten 2-1 by Wales in Bordeaux.

Jan Kozak's men, who came into the tournament with some buzz having beaten Germany 3-1 in a recent friendly, fell behind in the first half as Gareth Bale's free-kick deceived goalkeeper Matus Kozacik.

Substitute Ondrej Duda did pull Slovakia level, but Hal Robson-Kanu's scuffed winner handed Wales all three points in Group B in a superb victory for Chris Coleman.

Wales win at their first major tournament since 1958 was the big headline, but the performance of Slovakian centre back Martin Skrtel also stirred up plenty of conversation.

The giant defender, 31, is the Slovakian captain and was expected to lead his defence, but he turned in a terrible performance littered with moments of aggression that somehow went unpunished.

Liverpool's Martin Skrtel during training

A clear elbow on Jonathan Williams should have resulted in a Wales penalty, and Skrtel continued to walk a tightrope before getting booked in the final stages - somehow lasting that long without being disciplined by the referee.

The Liverpool man endured a nightmare evening, and Reds fans took to Twitter during and after the game to discuss their defender's performance in France.

Supporters suggested that Skrtel's dreadful display was no surprise after his performances for Liverpool this past season, and fans simply want him sold during this summer's transfer window, with the clear message: it's time to say goodbye.

Here are some of the reactions from Liverpool fans after Skrtel's performance against Wales...

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