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“Get in there, massive!”, “What a win!” – Fans react to Liverpool’s 3-2 win over Leicester City

Liverpool bounced back from their cup defeat against Leicester with a 3-2 victory against the same team in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

Leicester City 2-3 Liverpool

Premier League, King Power Stadium
September 23, 2017

Goals: Okazaki 45+2′, Vardy 68′; Salah 15′, Coutinho 23′, Henderson 65′


Liverpool had an electric start as Emre Can‘s strike smashed off the post but Mo Salah couldn’t follow up with the rebound.

The forward made amends just moments later as he gave Liverpool an early lead with a cute header on the far post.

Philippe Coutinho silenced his critics with a sensational free-kick shortly afterwards as Liverpool held a commanding 2-0 lead after just 25 minutes of action.

They seemed to take their foot off the gas slightly before half-time and Leicester pounced as Shinji Okazaki scored with just moments to spare in the opening 45 minutes.

Jordan Henderson scored Liverpool’s third in the second half but it was quickly answered by a goal from Leicester‘s Jamie Vardy.

Simon Mignolet then turned hero as he saved Vardy’s spot-kick, securing the 3-2 victory.

Here are all the best reactions from Liverpool supporters to the game throughout social media.

 

Fans reacted with mixed feelings to the starting lineup…

https://twitter.com/beccaparry10/status/911618729229897728

“Can’t understand why Robertson isn’t even in the squad? Is he injured? He was our best player last Tuesday! I just think we’re over rotating the team.”

Dean McNamee on Facebook.

 

Supporters couldn’t believe it when Salah missed a sitter before scoring a great header…

“Atonement! That’s exactly how you shake off a bad miss, Salah, lad! Good ball, Coutinho! Now for more goals!”

NorseDweller on the forums.

 

And Coutinho’s goal was even better…

“Pick that out Schmichael…”

London Red on the forums.

 

Jordan Henderson earned praise for his performance…

 

Mignolet’s penalty save sent fans into a frenzy…

 

And at full-time fans were relieved to come away with a 3-2 victory…

“WE just don’t do it easy, but job done.”

Jim Bond on the forums.

https://twitter.com/tomholmes19/status/911657655315369984

“I’m just about calmed down.”

Jaygee on the forums.

https://twitter.com/beccaparry10/status/911657531310788609

“What a way for Mignolet to redeem himself. Much needed win.”

Sidiq on Facebook.

“The ref being a joke aside, we really should’ve had this game put to bed ages ago. So much work needed on defence.”

Awny on the forums.

https://twitter.com/eathen_1892/status/911657606686617602

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