Umm, No. did you happen to watch the League Cup match? You were there in person as I recall.
Lovren was dreadful. Joe had some bad moments vs. Salzburg for sure, but he is a better defender than Lovren and I expect a much better performance tomorrow.
I'm pretty sure Lovren was just as rusty as Gomez.
Lovren is a very good footballer, given to massive brain farts that affect perceptions of him.
Physically, he has everything.
Mentally, he seems weak to me.
The poblem is not his talent, it's what's between his ears.
He compounds his mistakes by trying too hard to make up for them.
Matip on the other hand, when he makes a mistake, he just stays calm and gets on with the job.
Which is as it should be.