“Three goals, three points. Great performance!” – Fans react to Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal

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Liverpool bounced back from Monday evening’s defeat with a commanding 3-1 victory over Arsenal at Anfield on Saturday evening.

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal

Premier League, Anfield
March 4, 2017

Goals: Firmino 9′, Mane 41′, Wijnaldum 90+1′; Welbeck 57′


Liverpool went into the fixture in need of a victory following a hugely disappointing performance against Leicester City on Monday evening.

Jurgen Klopp made just one change to the side which lost 3-1, as Ragnar Klavan came into the starting lineup ahead of Lucas at centre-back.

Daniel Sturridge was ruled out with an injury but Emre Can retained his place in midfield despite criticism of late.

It was a strong start for the Reds as they dominated possession before Roberto Firmino opened the scoring after just nine minutes.

Sadio Mane doubled the lead shortly before half-time to round off an impressively 45 minutes from Liverpool.

Arsenal came out firing in the second half though, and Danny Welbeck netted a goal as the visitors mounted a comeback.

Liverpool were able to hold on before Georginio Wijnaldum grabbed a late goal in stoppage time to seal the victory.

Here’s how supporters saw the Reds’ emphatic win on social media.

 

Fans were delighted when Firmino opened the scoring…

 

But Welbeck’s goal wasn’t pleasing…

“This is why we need to keep our collective foot on the gas and score goals without relenting…”
NorseDweller on the forums.

https://twitter.com/jak_edgley/status/838098710622060544

 

Fans were delighted to see Divock Origi…

“Origi’s already more of a hand full.”
kusanagi on Facebook.

 

And after Wijnaldum scored and sealed the victory, fans were celebrating at full-time…

“Such a relief. Is there ever a Liverpool game where you can just relax??!”
Awny on the forums.

“I can’t understand the inconsistency from us but today was the Liverpool side we all want to see every game! The team that was out playing everyone before the new year”
Garin Evans on Facebook.

“Klavan was great, hope klopp sees that…
Leicester was a pale performance..
This was a great performance indeed, we were better in every aspect. #YNWA”
Gutam on Facebook.

“Lallana man of the match for sure. Absolutely massive performance by him. Tackles, touches, through balls, heart. My mind is blown.”
Pecl on the forums.

https://twitter.com/jasonbranagan79/status/838107557591924737

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

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