Fans Troll Trent Alexander Arnold After His Poor Defensive Skills Gift Aleksandar Mitrović Opening Goal

Fans Troll Trent Alexander Arnold After His Poor Defensive Skills Gift Aleksandar Mitrović Opening Goal

  • Liverpool fullback Trent Alexander-Arnold was on the receiving end of severe backlash after he failed to deal with a cross that resulted into an opponent's goal
  • Trent's inability to clear his lines on the back post allowed Aleksandar Mitrović to head in Fulham's first goal of the new Premier League season
  • The English defender has more often than not been under sharp scrutiny for his defensive capabilities

Football fans took to social media to troll Liverpool's defender Trent-Alexander Arnold after he was adjudged to have given away a goal.

Trent failed to deal with an incoming cross inside Liverpool's penalty area in their first game of the season against Fulham at Craven Cottage.

Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool, Fulham, Aleksandr Mitrovic, Craven Cottage
Aleksandar Mitrovic scores whilst under pressure from Trent Alexander-Arnold during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Liverpool FC Photo by Julian Finney.
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Fulham's striker Aleksandar Mitrović rose highest, beating Trent to the cross to give the newly-promoted side a shock lead in the 32nd minute.

Trent has often been blamed for his poor defensive skills despite being a real asset going forward with his delicious deliveries.

@TacticallyMatt tweeted,

Trent Alexander-Arnold getting bullied at the back post?

@TrollFootball quipped,

Trent Alexander-Arnold is a defender who can't defend.

Fulham who are under former Everton manager Marco Silva have been the better side of the afternoon. They started the game brightly with new signings Palinha and Andreas Perreira a constant threat for Jurgen Klopp's men.

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The Reds will be out to make a fast start to their season against the newly-promoted side, and will typically rely on the prowess of Salah in front of goal to help get the job done.

Jurgen Klopp’s side has had quite an interesting preseason, playing four games in total before their Community Shield win against Manchester City a week ago.