Jordan Henderson was just not very good against Burnley

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A week ago, Liverpool blasted away Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium with a sublime display of attacking verve and prowess that persuaded some to declare Jurgen Klopp's team as title contenders. 

Now, they've just lost 2-0 to Burnley. Yep, Burnley.

And not only did they lose, they were pretty terrible too. It will surprise the sum total of zero Liverpool fans that their downfall was at the back; after just two minutes they were behind after Sam Vokes found the back of the net.

Things then went from bad to worse when Andre Gray doubled the home side's lead eight minutes before half time, and, in truth, the Reds never really looked like getting back into the game despite enjoying more than 70% possession. 

However, while there were plenty of supporters who were only too happy to lay into their side's back four, a special kind of anger was reserved for midfielder Jordan Henderson. Why you ask? Well, this is why: he was AWFUL.

One fan went to the effort of compiling a video of his worst moments - everything from misplaced passes to hopelessly inadequate crosses - and it makes for a difficult watch. You can check it out at the bottom of this article. If you're a member of the Henderson family, probably best to go off and do some gardening, or read a book instead.

The clip went viral in the aftermath of the game, which leaves Liverpool in ninth place after two games, and plenty of fans were keen to tell their club captain exactly what he should go do with himself. You can check out the best - or the worst, depending on which way you look at life - below:

Henderson replaced Steven Gerrard as club captain following his departure to join LA Galaxy. Klopp's side fell just short of winning silverware last season in both Europe and at home without their former inspirational skipper - who recently backed Henderson to thrive as his replacement.

“I certainly believe Jordan has everything you need to be a great captain,” he said. “He’s a fantastic professional who tries to lead by example in every training session and in every game.

“He has really grown as a player and is improving all the time with experience. He can become a great captain for this club. He’s a fantastic player for me to hand the armband over to. I’ve got great respect for Jordan Henderson and I know everyone else at the club feels the same."

Watch the video above Stevie, and let us know if you've changed your mind.

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