WATFORD, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 12, 2017: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren appeals after Watford score an injury time equalising goal to level the score 3-3 during the FA Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“A wakeup call for Klopp”, “Never had control” – Supporters react to Watford 3-3 Liverpool

Liverpool supporters were left demoralised as Jurgen Klopp‘s side were held to a 3-3 draw away to Watford as they began the Premier League season.

Watford 3-3 Liverpool

Premier League, Vicarage Road
August 12, 2017

Goals: Okaka 8′, Doucoure 32′, Britos 90+3′; Mane 29′, Firmino 55′ (pen), Salah 57′

Heading to Hertfordshire for their first game of the new campaign, Liverpool will have been eager to get three points on the board as they prepare to fight on four fronts in 2017/18.

After a rollercoaster afternoon at Vicarage Road, however, they were left flattened, as Miguel Britos’ late strike put paid to an excellent fightback from the likes of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.

Here’s how Liverpool supporters saw the 3-3 draw on social media and our forums.


Moreno’s inclusion was widely lauded…

“Perfect line up considering injuries if you ask me. Hopefully Moreno carries on with his impressive pre-season form!”

Daniel Studd on Facebook.


Few were surprised when Okaka headed home a corner…

“First set piece we face and it’s a free header and a goal. Biggest man they have is unmarked. F**king dreadful.”

T.C.B. on the forums.



Mane levelled the scores with a brilliant goal…


Isle on the forums.


But Doucoure struck back shortly after…


“Defence getting absolutely ripped to shreds…. Gonna be a long old season again…”

Kieran David Mac on Facebook.


Firmino restored parity from the spot…

“A little spring in our step now”

StrongINTheAir on the forums.



Before Salah netted a debut Reds goal…

“Bobby, Mane, Salah. Boom”

Cologne-Liverpool on the forums.


But it wasn’t to be as Britos scored a dramatic late equaliser…


“Same old, same old. That defence AGAIN!”

Stuart Curren on Facebook.


“Klopp and the club needs to wake up because we need more than Van Dijk.”

Sean Mooney on Facebook.

“Goal was coming a mile away. We’ve never had control in this game.”

Sweeting on the forums.

What was your take on Liverpool’s opening-day draw? Have your say in the comments section.

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