Loris Karius Sparks Controversy On Social Media After Keeping Clean Sheet For Besiktas

German goalkeeper Loris Karius poses on the football picth of the Vodafone Park Stadium, on August 29, 2018 after his presentation, in Istanbul. - Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has joined Turkish football team Besiktas for a two-year loan deal. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP) (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Besiktas beat Goztepe 1-0 at the Vodafone Park stadium in the Super Lig on Saturday.

Burak Yilmaz scored his sixth goal since joining from Trabzonspor in January to keep the Black Eagles unbeaten record in 2019 intact.

Liverpool loanee goalkeeper Loris Karius started in goal and managed to keep his sixth clean sheet of the season.

Karius was heavily criticised last week in the 3-2 win over Rizespor.

The German keeper was booed by the fans, ended up being openly criticised by manager Senol Gunes and was reportedly involved in a pay dispute [Telegraph] with the Black Eagles.

Gunes said: “Karius has gone a bit stagnant, something is wrong with his electricity, motivation, enthusiasm for the game.

“He does not really feel a part of the team.

“It’s something we haven’t been able to work out and, of course, I am partly to blame for this.”

The 25-year-old responded to his critics on the pitch with an impressive display but still managed to attract unwanted attention following his social media post.

After the game Karius shared a photograph on Twitter and Instagram from the game alongside a few emoji including.

The ‘shushing’ emoji in particular did not go down well with all the fans.

Some of the fanbase interpreted the ‘shushing’ emoji as being directed at them and they made their opinions felt in the comments section.

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The victory saw Besiktas end the week in 3rd place five points behind 2nd placed Galatasaray and 11 behind leaders Basaksehir.

The Black Eagles take on Basaksehir next at the Vodafone Park Stadium.