LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 27, 2017: Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring the second goal as the supporters on the Spion Kop sing his name during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“This attack is frightening!” – Fans react to Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Arsenal

Liverpool continued their bright start to the 2017/18 season with a huge 4-0 victory over Arsenal in the third league game of the season.

Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal

Premier League, Anfield
August 27, 2017

Goals: Firmino 16″, Mane 40″, Salah 57″, Sturridge 74″

Liverpool continued their unbeaten start to the 2017/18 campaign with a huge 4-0 victory over Arsenal on Sunday afternoon.

Pre-match, the biggest surprise was Simon Mignolet‘s absence from the squad, as Loris Karius made his first start since December 2016 and Danny Ward was handed a place on the substitutes bench.

Joe Gomez turned provider for Liverpool’s opener as he set up Roberto Firmino following a dominant start from the hosts.

Sadio Mane doubled the Reds’ lead shortly before half-time to round of a terrific first-half performance from the hosts.

Liverpool started off the second-half with a 2-0 lead but they extended it shortly afterwards when Mo Salah stole possession to create a one-on-one situation and duly dispatched the Reds’ third.

There were further opportunities to score but Liverpool eventually saw out an impressive 4-0 victory.

Here are all the reactions from supporters throughout the game.


There were a few surprises in the starting line-up

“Can’t understand dropping Trent and Mignolet. Both have been solid so far.” – Jamie Grogan on Facebook.

“A keeper who only shows improvement when benched is no long-term solution for Liverpool. Karius gets his second chance! The lad is no bench warmer. Justified.” – The_Red_Army on the forums.


Emre Can produced a sensational cross which almost led to Liverpool’s opener…

“Can, what a pass” – RobLFC on the forums.


But it was Gomez who turned provider 10 minutes later as Roberto Firmino headed in from five yards…


And at half-time, Liverpool fans were delighted with the team’s performance…

“We are just sensational. The Mane man! Henderson’s best game? Wijnaldum, wow!” – Akie174 on the forums.


And when Salah extended the Reds’ lead, there were celebrations…


Sturridge’s goal topped things off…


And fans were ecstatic at full-time as Liverpool won 4-0

“Liverpool have been absolutely brilliant, no question. The pace, the power, the movement.” – Umer Saleem on Facebook.

“Just imagine when we get Coutinho back into this team. Wow! We can’t let him go.” – Dubai Reds on the forums.

“Amazing display. This is the real Liverpool. Wonderful first-half. Mane was brilliant and Salah as well. Our attack is the best in the Premier League.” – Kenneth Martinez on Facebook.

“Our best performances seem to come against Arsenal. We are simply irresistible right now!” – Steinhaus on the forums.

“Can was superb. I’ve always been a fan of his. Has he convinced the doubters yet?” – John B on the forums.

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