The 21-year-old came on in the 67th minute for Joe Allen in midfield. Can has played in his favoured midfield role since the arrival of Jurgen Klopp.
Can received a rating of 6.3 from WhoScored and only managed to maintain a passing accuracy of 67%.
Christian Benteke scored a fine winning goal to send Liverpool into the last 32 of the Europa League. Liverpool will qualify top of their group if they come away with a point from their clash with Sion.
Bordeaux have been eliminated from the competition following tonights result.
Liverpool 2 – 1 Bordeaux
Kick-Off: 20:05 (GMT)
Liverpool line-up: Mignolet, Clyne, Toure, Lovren, Moreno, Lucas, Allen, Milner, Ibe, Firmino, Benteke
Subs: Bogdan, Lallana, Can, Origi, Skrtel, Brannagan, Randall
Bordeaux line-up: Carrasco; Guilbert, Sane, Yambere, Contento; Chantome, Saivet; Poko, Jussie, Maurice-Belay; Crivelli.