Emre Can played the full 90 minutes in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the CapitalOne cup. Can played on the right side of a three man defence alongside Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho.
Can played gave away a penalty in the 17th minute which lead to Chelsea taking the lead from the spot. The Germany U20 international received a racing of 7.12 from WhoScored.com despite his mistake.
Can was the third highest rated defender in the game, making six successful tackles, one interceptions and two clearances.
The former Bayer midfielder was first deployed as a defender in the second half during Liverpool’s 1-0 win against Burnley in the Premier League.
Can has played Liverpool’s last seven games as a defender in Rogers back three despite being signed as a central midfielder.
Can has made 16 appearances for the Reds this season.