Celtic supporters on Twitter have absolutely destroyed right-back Mikael Lustig for his performance in the Europa League second leg clash v Zenit, which the Russian side won 3-0 to win the last-32 tie 3-1 on aggregate.
The Swedish international mainstay looked ill-at-ease in both defence and attack as Brendan Rodgers’ side struggled to gain a foothold in the game.
One supporter thought that Lustig’s performance was so poor, that he was an “out and out liability”.
Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter to Lustig’s performance against Zenit:
Lustig is an out and out liability. No awareness whatsoever.
— Tony (@macaroni1888) February 22, 2018
Ajer not a defender, Lustig was finished a long time ago, Simunovic turned into a bombscare. S Bain and and an injured 32yo were the january buys.
— El Greco (@3lGr3c0) February 22, 2018
If you still think Lustig is good enough for Celtic you need your head checked
— Brend (@brendwings) February 22, 2018
love lustig but i'd defos love him more from a permanent position on the bench
— shmeggg (@megankanexxx) February 22, 2018
Lustig has been a favourite of mine for years, but it’s time to give it up big man! Yer a rotten egg, well past your sell by
— Nathaniel! (@Smillie_nathan) February 22, 2018
Lustig has been horrible man
— Ryan Mckeever (@RyanMckeever98) February 22, 2018
de vries is poor n lustig has had his time very poor
— Brian Reid (@BrianreidbBrian) February 22, 2018
As for the match itself, the Hoops saw their first leg advantage evaporate after only eight minutes, when Jozo Simunovic left Branislav Ivanovic unmarked at a corner and the former Chelsea man headed home.
The Russians took the lead in the tie in the 27th minute, Daler Kuzyaev’s long-range effort did have some dip and swerve on it but Dorus de Vries should have dealt with it much better.
Despite performing better in the second-half the Hoops failed to create any clear cut chances, and the Russians went 3-0 up in the 60th minute when Kokorin bundled home from close range, a goal which Lustig could have defended better.
The Celts had more of the ball towards the end of the game but Zenit were comfortable and eased their way into the last 16 of the Europa League.
In other Celtic news, Patrick Roberts is set to make his return from injury against Aberdeen on Sunday