40 shots? Serious concerns raised over Liverpool’s flopping defense

Did Klopp put himself in a tough situation by winning the 2018-19 Champions League title?

Liverpool have to bear the prize that comes with being titlists in Europe and everyone’s eye is on the team that rocked European bigwigs to lift the prestigious trophy.

Despite winning their first Premier League match and lifting the Super Cup trophy, a serious fault has been identified with the Red’s defense line.

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Pundits argue that it has been extensively weak and has faced 40 shots; eight against Manchester City in the Community Shield, 12 against Norwich City in their opening Premier League game and 20 against Chelsea (including seven in extra-time) on Wednesday night before claiming the Uefa Super Cup in Istanbul.

This seems a lot as compared with the last season’s last matches where the Reds were deemed as the club with the best defensive line.

This has not escaped the eyes of many as fans took it to social media to deliberate on the same. Below are some of their reactions;

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