As Joe Allen’s penalty sent Liverpool through to the final of the League Cup, Liverpool players both past and present made their feelings known.
Securing progress to their first cup final in five years, Liverpool’s penalty-shootout win over Stoke City on Tuesday night provided supporters and players alike with a memory to cherish.
Though the performance of Jurgen Klopp‘s squad left a lot to be desired at Anfield, the result was all that mattered.
As Anfield erupted, a host of Reds stars took to social media to celebrate.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 26, 2016
From the legends…
— PB (@patrikberger73) January 26, 2016
Drive me mad by the way but I love you all the sme @Lfc yessssssss
— Jason Mcateer (@MCATEER4) January 26, 2016
Freaking love it!! Get in @LFC!! Thank you Mignolet
— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) January 26, 2016
Getting there!!! Liverpool goes to the final after penalties vs stoke. #backtoWembley
— Luis Garcia (@luchogarcia14) January 26, 2016
— Mark Wright (@Mark5Wright) January 26, 2016
Great penalty shoot-out tho! @LFC ???
— Ian Rush MBE (@Ian_Rush9) January 26, 2016
Not the best by a mile!infact a nervous 120 minutes!we got away with it!No team deserved it!but we had the bottle on pens,WEMBEERLEEY
— John Aldridge (@Realaldo474) January 26, 2016
Get in!!!!! Back to Wembley!! Well done boys..congrats!!?
— Pepe Reina (@PReina25) January 26, 2016
To the young stars…
— adam phillips (@adamphillips5) January 26, 2016
Yes lads Wembley !!!!! ???
— Cameron Brannagan (@Cameron246bran) January 26, 2016
What a win !!! Wembley ?????????
— brad smith (@bradsmith_94) January 26, 2016
Yesss, Wembley!! @LFC ?
— harry wilson (@harrywilson_) January 26, 2016
Wembley!!! #lfc ?
— Joe Gomez (@J_Gomez97) January 26, 2016
— Luis Alberto Romero (@10_luisalberto) January 26, 2016
To Klopp’s current squad…
— Mamadou Sakho (@mamadousakho) January 26, 2016
— Tiago Ilori (@TiagoIlori4) January 26, 2016
— Christian Benteke (@chrisbenteke) January 26, 2016
This victory is clearly hugely important to the club, with Klopp’s side closing in on the first piece of silverware of the German’s reign.
LIVERPOOL 0-1 STOKE CITY (6-5 ON PENS)
- MATCH REPORT: Heroic Allen nets decisive penalty
- PLAYER RATINGS: Allen and Mignolet both get 7.5
- TALKING POINTS: Anfield raucous, silverware in sight
- FAN REACTIONS: “Wembley here we come!”
- KLOPP’S WORDS: All-Merseyside League Cup final “will be great for the whole city”