MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 9, 2017: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino looks dejected after missing a chance during the FA Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Red card or not, we gave up” – Supporters react to Man City 5-0 Liverpool

Liverpool supporters were rightly left frustrated as Jurgen Klopp‘s side fell to a miserable 5-0 defeat away to Man City on Saturday afternoon.

Man City 5-0 Liverpool

Premier League, Etihad Stadium
September 9, 2017

Goals: Aguero 24′, Jesus 45+6′, 53′, Sane 77′, 90+1′

After a bright start at the Etihad, a controversial red card for Sadio Mane saw the Reds succumb to a heavy defeat against their top-four rivals.

Sergio Aguero had opened the scoring before Mane was sent off, but braces from Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane piled on the misery for Klopp on the road.

Here’s how supporters saw Liverpool’s 5-0 loss on social media and our forums.


Klavan’s inclusion drew a mixed reaction…

“It’s these type of games that best suit Klavan. We’re gonna be pushed back on to the edge of our own box, hoping to get the ball and break, and that suits him.”

Kallum Donnelly on Facebook.


Aguero got City off to a positive start…


Salah’s poor finishing came under criticism…

“Mo has done that once too often this season…

BostonMick on the forums.

“Salah really needs to be more clinical, seems like he wastes a fair few chances each game.

shankly96 on the forums.


Mane was controversially sent off before the break…

“Not sure which of the trio of Mane, Ederson and the Ref was more stupid in that situation…”

likewise on the forums.

“No Mane for 3 games. Terrible decision.”

Krimson on the forums.


And Jesus piled on the misery with a header…

“This will finish in a rout. We’ll know by then how Arsenal fans were feeling after we beat them 4-0…

We couldn’t cope with them eleven against eleven, and are now sinking without trace.

Hope in your heart on the forums.


The Brazilian added another after half-time…

“What is crystal clear is that we have big defensive problems. We should also be pragmatic here, we’re going to see our goal difference wiped out.

Defend and try and nick a goal or two.

RedForever2014 on the forums.


Sane added a fourth with 15 minutes to play…

“Been a long time since we’ve lost 4-0, damn. We could do with Van Dijk in January. We look so flat today.”

SirBillShankly on the forums.

“That’s 4-0. Can we please just sit back now and play this one out.”

Mascot88 on the forums.


And the winger sealed City a 5-0 win late on…

“I wasted 90 minutes of my weekend watching this shite!”

Gautam Agnihotri on Facebook.

“5-0! I hope it wakes Jurgen Klopp up about his choice in defenders and midfielders…Fuming that our GD is now zero!”

charleslee89 on the forums.

“It is probably the worst team in the league to face down one, but I’d like to think this team could do a better job of it.”

Arminius on the forums.

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