Liverpool fans react to Dejan Lovren's display against Watford

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool is challenged by Abdoulaye Doucoure of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Liverpool FC at Vicarage Road on November 24, 2018 in...

Liverpool stormed to an emphatic 3-0 win away at Watford to keep the pressure on the current Premier League leaders.

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool is challenged by Abdoulaye Doucoure of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Liverpool FC at Vicarage Road on November 24, 2018 in...

It is no secret that Dejan Lovren has not had the easiest time since joining Liverpool. The centre-back has, often understandably, come in for a lot of criticism during his time at Anfield.

And with Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk forming a brilliant partnership this term, Lovren probably cannot afford to put in another disappointing display.

 

But judging by much of the reaction on Twitter to his performance in the Reds' win away at Watford on Saturday, it appears that Lovren is rising to the challenge of trying to give Jurgen Klopp a decision to make at the heart of the defence.

The Croatia international was making his first Liverpool appearance in almost a month at Vicarage Road. And after a slightly slow start, he grew into the game and looked extremely impressive.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Dejan Lovren of Liverpool shows his appreciation to the fans at the end of the Premier League match between Watford FC and Liverpool FC at Vicarage...

The £20 million signing (via BBC Sport) made a couple of important challenges and interceptions to help ensure that Liverpool were able to storm to the win with three second-half goals. 

Some supporters are seemingly never going to be won over by Lovren, but it appears that most were extremely impressed by his performance against the Hornets. 

Liverpool's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren steps off the coach as he arrives for the English Premier League football match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford,...

There are plenty who believe that he does not get the credit that he deserves given the improvements that he has made, and one fan even suggested that he is as good as Gomez currently.

Here is what some of the Liverpool supporters on social media made of the defender's display... 

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