The Merseyside derby in 20 great tweets

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The most talked about topic on Twitter on Tuesday night was Liverpool’s 4-0 thrashing of Everton in the 222nd Merseyside derby at Anfield.

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On an epic night for the Red half of the city, goals from Steven Gerrard, Daniel Sturridge (2) and Luis Suarez sank Roberto Martinez’s Toffees to their worst derby defeat in over 30 years.

It could well have been more too, but for some missed chances and Sturridge missing a second-half penalty which would have completed his hat-trick.

Around the ground, the atmosphere was superb — surely the best in several years, as a renewed optimism rang around Anfield.

That optimism and spirit was echoed in tweets before, during and after the match — fans buzzing from beating the local rivals so convincingly.

We’ve rounded up 20 of the best tweets from the match, which paint a picture of how passionately Liverpool fans see this victory, which moves Brendan Rodgers’ side four points clear of the Blues in the Premier League table.

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