By Tony Hughes

Kevin Wimmer made only his second Tottenham appearance of the season on Tuesday night – and fans on Twitter felt he looked off the pace.

The defender, 23, was part of a rejigged Spurs backline that was torn apart by the Liverpool front three of Daniel Sturridge, Divock Origi and Ovie Ejaria.

Sturridge scored twice for the home side in a 2-1 win that secured Liverpool’s place in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.

It could have been even more convincing victory for Jurgen Klopp’s side were it not for some errant finishing from man-of-the-match Sturridge and an outstanding display in goal from Michel Vorm.

Spurs fans took to social media to give their verdicts on Wimmer, with some claiming he does not look quite the solid player that he did in his White Hart Lane debut season.

Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:

Wimmer had only made one previous appearance for the north London club in the new campaign, in the 5-0 League Cup win against Gillingham last month.

He faces tough competition from star duo Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen at the heart of Spurs’ defence, while Eric Dier has also been filling in during the former’s recent absence through injury and emerging star Cameron Carter-Vickers is also staking a claim to break into the first team.

In other Tottenham news, fans have reacted on Twitter after this playmaker was ruled out until mid-December.