Emre Can bosses the midfield in Liverpool win over FC Augsburg

Emre Can, Liverpool

Emre Can put on an impressive performance during Liverpool’s 1-0 win over FC Augsburg in the Europa League.

The 22-year-old played in midfield alongside James Milner and club captain Jordan Henderson.

Can received a rating of 7.1 from WhoScored for his performance against the Bundesliga side. The Germany international made the most tackles (4) in Liverpool’s midfield and also made two clearances.


The former Bayer Leverkusen man shielded his sides defence but was also tidy on the ball having made two keys passes and maintaining a passing accuracy of 78%.

Augsburg was founded over 100 years ago but did not play in the Bundesliga until 2011. This is the Bundesliga sides first season in European competition.

Can has provided one assist and scored two goals in 34 appearances for Liverpool this season.

Liverpool 1 – 0 Augsburg

Stadium: Anfield
18:00 (GMT)

Augsburg starting line-up: Hitz; Verhaegh, Janker, Klavan, Stafylidis; Koo, Kohr; Esswein, Altintop, Werner; Caiuby.

Liverpool starting line-up: Mignolet, Clyne, Lucas, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Henderson, Milner, Firmino, Coutinho, Sturridge
Subs: Ward, Toure, Benteke, Origi, Smith, Teixeira, Chirivella

Goal’s: .5  James Milner

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