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”