Liverpool's Alexander-Arnold under fire as fans react to full-back's defense vs Man City

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Liverpool wing-back Trent Alexander-Arnold's first-half defensive performance came in for criticism against Manchester City on Sunday, after the England international was caught napping for a finish from Gabriel Jesus.

Goals for Kevin De Bruyne and Diogo Jota had already put a high-octane match into overdrive, with Alexander-Arnold assisting the latter, while Sadio Mane's second-half strike later rescued a point in a 2-2 draw for the Reds.

But the defender was caught short beforehand for City's second, switching off and allowing Jesus to get the run on him for a close-range finish past Alission - and social media was less than impressed with his efforts.

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