We don’t feel great about it, but holy moly and stone the crows, Loris Karius has only gone and had another ‘mare.
The Liverpool loanee was in action for his temp club Besiktas last night against Norwegian minnows Sarpsborg in the Europa League – surely nothing could go wrong in a run-of-the-mill run-out against Scandi scrappers?
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Tobias Heintz puts Sarpsborg 2-0 up!
Brilliant strike but what is Karius doing that far off his line?#VMSport #UEL pic.twitter.com/qEaOym5px8
— Virgin Media Sport (@VMSportIE) November 29, 2018
We’ve heard of players getting attracted to the ball, but surely that shouldn’t apply to goalkeepers?!? The calamitous keeper took a risk by rolling out of his net and a quick-thinking Norseman found the perfect flick of his foot to lift the ball over the stranded stopper.
In case you’ve been living under a rock, the German’s had a terrible year of it, reaching a Mariana Trench-like bottom with two stomach-churning slips in the Champions League final against Real Madrid.
Things haven’t got a whole lot better on his “confidence building” sojourn to Istanbul, with the error-prone 25-year-old waving one in against Malmo earlier in the European campaign.
He’s only made nine appearances this season. Is it any wonder?Don’t drop a clanger, get over to PaddyPower.com for your football bets