LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 12, 2018: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the fourth goal during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and West Ham United FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Perfect start to the new campaign”, “Naby Keita is boss” – Fans react to Liverpool 4–0 West Ham

Liverpool fans were delighted after Jurgen Klopp’s side opened the new Premier League season with the 4-0 thrashing of West Ham at Anfield.

Liverpool 4–0 West Ham

Premier League, Anfield
August 12, 2018

Goals: Salah 19′, Mane 45+2′, 53′, Sturridge 88′

The Reds made the perfect start to the new season with a big victory over the Hammers collecting their first three points of the season.

Mohamed Salah took just 18 minutes of the new season to get back into the old routine, converting from Andy Robertson’s excellent cross to put the Reds ahead.

And the Reds went in at half-time two goals to the good, after Sadio Mane converted following a tremendous cutback from James Milner in first-half stoppage time.

Mane grabbed his second shortly after the break to make it 3-0, spinning and firing into the bottom corner after being fed by Roberto Firmino—though he was actually offside.

The scoring was completed and victory wrapped up two minutes from time, when Daniel Sturridge scored with his first touch after coming on converting at the back post from a corner.

It’s an ideal start to what many are tipping to be a big season for Klopp’s side, and here is how supporters reacted to the win across social media and our forums.


It’s fair to say Kopites were impressed with Keita’s debut…

“Early evidence suggests Keita has been the player our midfield has been crying out for ever since we lost Stevie. The way he’s controlled that midfield has been incredible.”

Niggs Devani on Facebook.

“Naby is going to be a monster player for this club. What a signing.”

T.C.B on the forums.


Kopites were particularly delighted to see Sturridge score…

“Genuinely happy for Danny. This could do his confidence wonders.”

Indian Scouser on the forums.


And fans are full of confidence for the season ahead…

“Top of the table!”

jgw_geneseo on the forums.

“Great start to what’s going to be a very exciting season for us all.”

Paul Davidson on Facebook.

“Just the start we needed. A great all round performance.”

Phil Smith on the forums.

“Exceptional today Liverpool..that attack is the best in the prem!”

Paul Hemnell on Facebook.

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