The Reds actually scored the opening two goals but Southampton managed to mount a comeback to come from behind and win.
We took a look at how Liverpool fans reacted to Can’s performance on social media.
Liverpool fans may have been disappointed with the result but most were pretty pleased with Can.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp seemed to share the same view.
In fact there were reports after the game that Klopp is planning to be in reinforcements to accompany Can in midfield next season.
Can’s leadership skills once again drew much admiration.
It seems the man can do no wrong.
The Germany international of Turkish origin has a strong physical presence which is one of the reasons he is nicknamed the tank.
Not everybody was bothered with his display today there were those who were more concerned with his looks.