Some Liverpool fans react to Divock Origi's display vs Genk

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Divock Origi of Liverpool  and Carlos Cuesta of KRC Genk during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and KRC Genk at Anfield on...

The Liverpool forward was handed a rare starting chance by Jurgen Klopp at Anfield tonight.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Divock Origi of Liverpool  and Carlos Cuesta of KRC Genk during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and KRC Genk at Anfield on...

Liverpool have taken a big step towards qualification to the Champions League knockout stages with a 2-1 win at home to Genk tonight.

Although the victory was not quite as convincing as the Reds' trip to Belgium two weeks ago, it's still an important three points that puts them on the brink of making it to the last 16 of the competition.

After Napoli drew with Salzburg, Jurgen Klopp's side currently sit top of Group E after four matches, with nine points in total.

The Anfield boss chose to rotate his side for the European clash, perhaps having one eye on Sunday's mammoth Premier League encounter against Manchester City.

 

Star players such as Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson found themselves on the bench, kept fresh for the top of the table tussle at Anfield.

One player who came into the side was Divock Origi, who has started just a handful of matches for the Reds so far this season.

Usually deployed as a substitute, he had a big opportunity to impress and, for some fans, took that chance with aplomb.

The 24-year-old was busy throughout before being substituted late in the game.

As shown by Whoscored, he had four shots, completed five dribbles and played one key pass.

Sander Berge of KRC Genk and Divock Origi of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and KRC Genk at Anfield on November 5, 2019 in Liverpool, United...

It may not be a performance that convinces anyone he should be starting against City, but perhaps his manager will be more willing to hand him these sort of chances more often moving forward.

These fans were certainly impressed with his display, taking to Twitter to share their thoughts...

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