LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, September 13, 2017: Liverpool's goalkeeper Loris Karius looks dejected as Sevilla score a second equalising goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Liverpool and Sevilla at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Harsh lessons to learn”, “Same old tiresome routine” – Fans react to Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla

Liverpool kick-started their Champions League campaign with a 2-2 draw against Sevilla at Anfield on Wednesday evening.

Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla

Champions League Group Stage, Anfield
September 13, 2017

Goals: Firmino 21′, Salah 37′; Ben Yedder 5′, Correa 72′

Sevilla started off as the better side and got the opening goal after five minutes through Wassim Ben Yedder, but Roberto Firmino quickly equalised for the Reds.

Mohamed Salah gave Liverpool a deserved lead shortly before half-time when his shot was deflected into the back of the net and Firmino then had a chance to make it 3-1 but hit the post from the penalty spot.

Joaquin Correa managed to grab an equaliser for Sevilla in the second half as Liverpool were left frustrated by missed opportunities to extend their lead.

Here are all the reactions from Liverpool supporters on social media throughout the 2-2 draw.


Fans were split on Coutinho’s exclusion from the starting XI…

“Well if we need impact players on the bench, I can’t think of better than Coutinho and Sturridge.”

Michael McDonald on Facebook.


But there was frustration with Lovren when Sevilla opened the scoring…


Fans praised Moreno for his part in the build up to Firmino’s goal…

“Moreno comfortably Man of the Match so far.”

Albie123 on the forums.


But when Firmino missed the penalty, fans were gutted…

“We are wasting a lot of chances.”

Sadmir Steveg on Facebook.

“Painful to miss there but we need to get them back!”

Norse Dweller on the forums.


There was frustration when Sevilla equalised…


And at full-time, supporters felt they had missed out on a victory and weren’t happy…

“New season, same old tiresome routine…”

Bee Dizzle on the forums.

“Defence! Defence! Defence! Defence!”

Vignesh Karthik on Facebook.

“How anyone can defend the decision to not buy ANYONE for that dismal defence is beyond me.”

Christian on the forums.

“Another year of pulling my hair out watching Sunday league defenders.”

Thomas Cogley on Facebook.

“Disappointing performance but not a terrible result.”

Der Kaiser on the forums.

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