“Brave performance”, “A bitter end” – Liverpool fans react to gutting FA Cup loss at West Ham

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Following Liverpool’s heartbreaking FA Cup defeat at West Ham on Tuesday evening, we bring you the best Twitter reaction from during and after the game.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva in action against West Ham United during the FA Cup 4th Round Replay match at Upton Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It was a cruel, cruel way for the Reds to exit the cup, with Angelo Ogbonna’s header in the last minute of extra-time knocking them out.

A hugely inexperienced Liverpool side produced a superb performance in east London, though, with the likes of Lucas Leiva and Pedro Chirivella particularly impressive.

Daniel Sturridge‘s brilliant cameo from the bench was also great to see, although less said about the woeful Christian Benteke the better.

Here is how Twitter reacted throughout the evening.

Jurgen Klopp fielded a very weak-looking starting eleven, much to the dismay of many:

Benteke was once again infuriating at times during the first-half:

Michail Antonio gave West Ham the lead, and it was a soft goal for Liverpool to concede so close to half-time. It wasn’t all negative, though:

Coutinho levelled the scores with a brilliant free-kick just after the restart:

https://twitter.com/LFCMostar/status/697160846321946625

https://twitter.com/5timesco/status/697160829435834368

A gruelling game looked set for penalties, only for Ogbonna to break Liverpool hearts at the death. There was still much positivity after the game, however, despite obvious disappointment:

https://twitter.com/TheKopMagazine/status/697184803867774980

Let us know your thoughts on the game in the comments below.

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