“Professional job”, “comfortable victory” – Liverpool fans react to 3-0 win vs. Derby County

20 September 2016

The Reds’ impressive form continued as goals from Ragnar Klavan, Philippe Coutinho and Divock Origi helped Jurgen Klopp‘s side defeat Derby County in the League Cup on Tuesday evening.


Loris Karius made his competitive debut, replacing Simon Mignolet in goal and there were starts for Divock Origi, Marko Grujic, Ragnar Klavan and Lucas Leiva.

Danny Ings and Emre Can came on as substitutes and Ovie Ejaria made his first-team debut after 77 minutes, much to the delight of the fans.

It was the Liverpool centre-back Klavan who broke the deadlock as the Estonian recorded his first goal for the club, finishing Coutinho’s corner.

The Reds dominated the opening 45 minutes as Nigel Pearson’s side hung on but Liverpool were ruthless in the second half, scoring two more goals to finish the game off.

Coutinho and Origi scored within ten minutes of the half-time break and Derby were unable to impose themselves in the game as the Reds’ dominated for the full 90 minutes.

Here’s all the best reactions from Liverpool fans on social media as the game unfolded at the iPro stadium.

Liverpool fans were excited to see the inclusion of a number of fresh faces as they discussed the starting line-up prior to kick-off.

DERBY, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 20, 2016: Liverpool's Ragnar Klavan scores the first goal against Derby County during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Pride Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

There was delight as Klavan opened his Liverpool account.

DERBY, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 20, 2016: Liverpool's Divock Origi scores the third goal against Derby County during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Pride Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Within ten minutes of the second half, Origi and Coutinho tripled Liverpool’s lead.

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“Origi special there. Get the scoring confidence in, son! Almost a carbon copy of his smash when we hit Southampton for six in the Capital One cup match at St Mary’s.”

DERBY, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 20, 2016: Liverpool's Oviemuno Ejaria in action against Derby County during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Pride Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ovie Ejaria‘s debut was a promising sight for Liverpool fans.

And it was a proud moment for U23s boss, Michael Beale.

DERBY, ENGLAND - Tuesday, September 20, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Loris Karius in action against Derby County during the Football League Cup 3rd Round match at Pride Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Here’s all the best reaction to the victory following the final whistle;

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