MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 14, 2016: Liverpool's Adam Lallana celebrates scoring the first goal against Middlesbrough during the FA Premier League match at the Riverside Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“A massive result”, “Lallana is inspirational” – Liverpool fans react to 3-0 win at Middlesbrough

Liverpool bounced back from a disappointing draw against West Ham by securing all three points in a dominant victory against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.

Middlesbrough 0-3 Liverpool

Premier League, Riverside Stadium
December 14, 2016


Lallana 30′ (assist – Clyne)
Origi 60′ (assist – Lallana)
Lallana 69′ (assist – Origi)

The Reds had not won in their last seven fixtures at Middlesbrough but put that statistic to bed by producing a sensational second-half display.

Simon Mignolet came back into the starting lineup, replacing Loris Karius, while Dejan Lovren started in defence despite concerns he would not be fit—but Joel Matip was not included in the squad, so Ragnar Klavan took his place at centre-back.

It was Adam Lallana who broke the deadlock once again in the first half, just as he had on Sunday.

Sadio Mane had several chances early in the second half but it was Divock Origi who scored the next goal, making for his fifth in as many games.

Liverpool were in outstanding form in the second half and Lallana quickly added a third goal in the 69th minute to extend the Reds’ lead.

Trent Alexander-Arnold came on as a late substitute to make his Premier League debut and Ovie Ejaria made his first league appearance away from Anfield.

Here are some of the best reactions from Liverpool fans throughout the game.


There was controversy surrounding the decision to drop Karius…



Lallana’s goal came as a relief in the first half…



Origi’s goal sent fans into a buzz of excitement…


Lallana was outstanding and he added a second goal to his display on 69 minutes…


Liverpool secured a very impressive 3-0 victory and fans reacted in celebration at full-time…




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