Everybody's saying the same thing about Liverpool after Joselu's crazy goal

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Liverpool are completely out of luck at the moment.

Since the international break, the Reds have practically been in free fall with their 3-2 win at Leicester City proving an anomalous positive in recent weeks.

Jurgen Klopp's men are the only English team yet to win in the Champions League this season, were butchered 5-0 at Manchester City and failed to overcome Burnley at Anfield.

What better remedy for such poor then, than a trip to a newly promoted club?

It hasn't proven that simply for the Reds so far, though, despite a promising start at St. James' Park.

The Reds were desperately unlucky to open the scoring in the open stage when a bout of penalty area pinball culminated in a criminal close range miss from Dejan Lovren.

Thankfully for the travelling supporters, Philippe Coutinho soon remedied the situation with a typically outrageous goal from long range.

Cue Liverpool's notoriously calamitous defending.

Newcastle United v Liverpool - Premier League

Jonjo Shelvey was able to slice open the Liverpool backline with one through ball, from his own half, after the Reds' back four played a criminally high line and questionable offside trap.

Joselu galloped through on ball but Joel Matip had looked to save the situation with a last-ditch tackle. Take a look what happened next:

It goes to show just how desperately unlucky Liverpool have been recently with Joselu finding the bottom corner virtue of a freak deflection.

You'd expect, of all people, that Jamie Carragher would be absolutely livid with the defensive horror-show yet actually posted a rather measured tweet. Some Liverpool fans were not so careful, take a look at the reaction:

Jonjo Shelvey

As for other supporters, there was no shortage of Shelvey-related trolling with the ex-Liverpool flop proving the architect in chief. 

Everybody was making the same joke on Twitter, take a look:

Do you think Liverpool should be considered title contenders this season? Have your say in the comments section below.

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