Alisson Becker and Ozan Kabak endured a nightmare second throughout Liverpool’s defeat to Leicester however Tony Cascarino is extra apprehensive about one other Reds defender – Trent Alexander-Arnold.
It was a horrible Saturday afternoon for Jurgen Klopp’s facet as their second-half capitulation noticed them lose 3-1 at Leicester.
Leicester’s second, scored by Jamie Vardy, got here via a calamitous mistake by Alisson, who tried to chop out an extended ball.
It did not have the specified impact in spectacular style, nevertheless, as Alisson clattered into teammate Kabak whereas additionally failing to get any significant contact on the ball, leaving Vardy with the easy process of placing the ball into an empty internet.
That is the second match operating the place Alisson has made pricey errors – the Brazilian was answerable for two objectives Liverpool conceded of their 4-1 humiliation at house to Manchester City final weekend.
And Cascarino labelled Alisson as ‘rash’ and urged Liverpool’s No.1 to focus on goalkeeping duties extra.
“Alisson – I’ve stated earlier than how he’s rash and will simply persist with goalkeeping!” Cascarino advised Weekend Sports activities Breakfast.
“I can’t really put a purpose he’s conceded right down to unhealthy goalkeeping when it comes to the ball bobbling beneath him or he hasn’t fairly bought his hand to one thing. He made an unbelievable save after it was 2-1.
“He’s an incredible goalkeeper however don’t do issues which can be going to trigger issues for the group and concede objectives as a result of that’s a part of goalkeeping.”
Nevertheless, Cascarino believes there’s an even bigger concern on a defensive entrance that Klopp wants to deal with.
The talkSPORT host stated Trent Alexander-Arnold is being ‘focused’ and his defensive limitations are being ‘exploited’ by opponents, with Leicester’s third purpose, scored by Harvey Barnes, coming down the right-back’s facet.
“It’s been a bit apparent they usually touched on it earlier than the sport that if you’re not having an incredible run gamers typically of their mindset begin pondering of the straightforward choice,” Cascarino added.
“Liverpool have been by no means responsible of that final 12 months. Their first alternative was all the time a troublesome move, perhaps chopping the ball between centre-halves and full-backs.
“I’ve bought to say Trent’s being focused a bit. Marcus Rashford did it at Man United after they bought in behind Trent him. I believed Raheem Sterling did it with Man City and I believed Harvey Barnes bought in a couple of instances, particularly late on within the sport.
“He’s been a bit focused in that place to take advantage of and groups have finished that.”