(Video) Can we have our money back?! Joel Matip commits shocking error in Europa League

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Yes, yes, we know we got him on a free transfer, but still…

Joel Matip, who has been touted by fans, ourselves, and even Jurgen Klopp as being the answer to our defensive woes next season, committed a shocking error in the Europa League for Schalke on Thursday night, with the mistake eventually leading to a goal.

The error came just after the hour mark in the German’s last-32 second leg against Shakhtar Donetsk.

The Ukrainians were winning 1-0 on aggregate at the time after an early Marlos goal had put them ahead following a 0-0 draw last week.

Matip failed to deal with a flick on and Taison took advantage, squaring the ball for Ferreyra to roll into an empty net.

Shakhtar went on to win 3-0.

You can see the horror show in the video below:

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Of course, we clearly shouldn’t be judging Matip on the basis of one error; if reports are to be believed he’s normally a strong, composed, and commanding centre-back.

That said, perhaps we should give Kolo a new contract after all – just in case…!

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