LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the fourth goal during the UEFA Champions League Play-Off 2nd Leg match between Liverpool and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Champions League nights are back at Anfield!” – Fans react to Liverpool 4-2 Hoffenheim

Liverpool sealed their place in the Champions League with a 6-3 aggregate win over Hoffenheim, leaving supporters relishing the season ahead.

Liverpool 4-2 Hoffenheim (6-3 agg.)

Champions League Play-Off Second Leg, Anfield
August 23, 2017

Goals: Can 10′, 21′, Salah 18′, Firmino 63′; Uth 29′, Wagner 79′

Having taken two priceless away goals from the Rhein-Neckar-Arena the previous week, Jurgen Klopp‘s Reds hit cruise control at home as they blazed to an emphatic win.

A brace from Emre Can and strikes from Mohamed Salah and the imperious Roberto Firmino sealed a 6-3 aggregate win, despite Hoffenheim hitting back through Mark Uth and Sandro Wagner.

Liverpool can now look forward to the Champions League group stage draw, as they return to Europe’s elite for the first time since 2014.

Here’s how supporters saw Wednesday night’s 4-2 win on social media and our forums.


Can got the Reds off to the perfect start…

“We are on fire.”

theres always tommorrow on the forums.

“Someone get that man a contract FFS.”

Semmy on the forums.


And Salah made it 2-0 shortly after…


A sensational team move led to Can’s second…

“Bobby is causing absolute mayhem.”

dakikko on the forums.


Hoffenheim substitute Uth grabbed one back…

“My god Lovren.”

Redsi73 on the forums.


But Firmino restored the four-goal cushion after the break…

“Bobby, take a bow, forwards are amazing.”

Scott Jones on the forums.

“Warm up the fax machine…it’s gonna be a busy few days!”

Iluvatar on the forums.


Hoffenheim struck again through Wagner…

“Another Lovren f**k up. Nowhere near challenging for that.

Krimson on the forums.


And Reds were jubilant as the final whistle sealed their Champions League place!

“Champions league nights are back at Anfield and our Reds put in an inspired performance to welcome it back.”

Professional Grass on the forums.

“Proper European Football is back to the greatest place in world football!”

Iluvatar on the forums.

“Tell Virgil we’re coming to get him!”

Mascot88 on the forums.

Let us know your thoughts on the season ahead in the comments section!

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