Roberto Firmino's stats from Liverpool's loss to Watford are horrendous 5 years ago

Roberto Firmino's stats from Liverpool's loss to Watford are horrendous

Very few Liverpool players performed with much distinction during their 3-0 loss at Watford.

Goalkeeper Adam Bogdan, on his league debut for the club, gifted the home side the lead after he bundled the ball from a corner into Nathan Ake's path. But even the hapless Hungarian's display couldn't distract from the sheer awfulness of Roberto Firmino's performance.

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The Brazilian forward was signed from German club Hoffenheim last summer for a fee in the region of £29 million. However, an excellent showing against Manchester City aside, he has struggled thus far at Anfield.

The only consolation for the 24-year-old is that he surely can't ever play this badly again.

Firmino failed to have a shot on-target, dribble past an opposition player, complete a cross or create a chance for a teammate. He also misplaced almost half his passes.

And worst of all, the forward was also caught off-side. A lot.

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It looks like he has plenty of work to do in the new year to get up to speed.

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