"Stupid", "Doesn't Help Himself" — Liverpool Fans Slam Player For Action Against Watford

Share:

Liverpool continued their unbeaten start to the Premier League with an ultimately comfortable 3-0 win over Watford this afternoon, however one incident soured the afternoon somewhat; Jordan Henderson picked up a needless second yellow card to see him sent off and therefore suspended for the upcoming Merseyside Derby.

Embed from Getty Images

 

READ: “Sensational”, “Beckham Esque” — Liverpool Fans Full of Praise for Young Star After Watford Goal 

While the suspension will come as a positive to certain supporters, the booking could have put the result in jeopardy and the sending off was particularly frustrating considering the amount of warnings Henderson had already received from the referee.

Not only was ill discipline a blemish on his display, but his overall game was poor as well; laboured in possession and not offering any form of impetus to get the Reds forward against an initially stubborn Watford outfit.

Fans were quick to react to the skipper’s performance and to say fans were underwhelmed and annoyed would be an understatement:

 

 

 

 

READ: Paul Joyce – Liverpool Open Contract Talks With THREE First Team Players 

Henderson has a tendency to make needless, unnecessary fouls and today was evidence that this is something he needs to eradicate from his game as on another day it could have proved costly.

While he’s likely to feature in the huge Champions League clash with PSG midweek, his suspension for next weekend will, in all likelihood, give either Naby Keita or Fabinho the chance to take centre stage against Everton — an opportunity I’m sure they’ll grasp fully.

The last time Henderson got himself sent off for Liverpool was in April 2014, where they managed to let the Premier League title slip to Manchester City. Let’s just hope history doesn’t repeat itself…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *