Reds boss Jurgen Klopp decided to give Can a place in the starting line-up after recovering from injury.
We took a look at how Liverpool fans reacted to Can’s performance on social media.
Can’s performance on the night did not go down particularly well with the fans.
It is fair to say his display did not exactly go down a storm with the home faithful especially considering his performance in the 3-0 win over Villarreal in the Europa League semi-final second leg tie last week.
There were still however, calls for Can to be captain after the game.
And then there were the now common place tweets regarding Can’s good looks.
Can’s celebration went down rather well as well with the Twitterati.
Yet more Can love.
Can has had admirers for a while but not to this extent. The majority of tweets regarding the Germany international of Turkish origin were regarding his looks.