BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 8, 2018: Liverpool's Andy Robertson celebrates scoring the third goal with team-mates during the FA Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool FC at the Vitality Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Ruthless, clinical,” “best performance of the season” – Fans react to win over Bournemouth

A sensational hat-trick from Mohamed Salah paved the way for a convincing 4-0 win at Bournemouth, and fans were thrilled as the Reds moved to the top of the table.

Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool

Premier League, Vitality Stadium
December 8, 2018

Goals: Salah 26′, 48′, 77′, Cook (OG) 68′

Liverpool travelled to the south coast with the opportunity to move to the top of the Premier League with a victory prior to Man City‘s game on Saturday evening, and it was one the Reds did not pass up.

While Bournemouth proved a tough proposition, a clinical Mohamed Salah left no doubt as to where the three points were headed at the end of the 90 minutes after first punishing Asmir Begovic on the rebound before expertly finding the bottom corner early in the second term.

Following an own goal from Steve Cook, the Egyptian then added insult to injury as his brace soon became a hat-trick.

It was a result which saw Liverpool stretch their unbeaten run in the league to 16 games and send Jurgen Klopp‘s men to the Premier League summit.

Here’s how supporters reacted to the result on social media and our forums.


Salah ran the show as his stunning goal-scoring feats continued…

“That was cruel by Salah, looked like he was playing against kids in the park.”
basil1492 on the forums.

“Mo – Ruthless/clinical – and he just keeps going even when they try to hack him down.” – BostonMick on the forums.


Fans were thrilled with Fabinho and Keita in their first league start together…

Fabinho is an octopus. It’s as if he has 8 legs. Perfect no.6 imo.”
indianscouser on the forums.

“Bit of a bad ass our Fabinho. Anyone else think he could get a part in Sicario 3?” – theres always tommorrow on the forums.


Front to back, it was the Reds’ most complete performance to date…

“Brilliant today Liverpool.that’s more like it..great defensively…meaty tackles…even the pressing is back..salah on another level when he plays like this and fabinho is just an immense beast.”

Paul Hemnell on Facebook.

“Well this has been a brilliant performance today. Very, very impressive.”
Caradoc on the forums.

“Calm, collective and professional performance against a decent side.
Salah clicking into gears, bit of luck but the 2nd two were classic Salah.

They sometimes say it takes a moment to start you on the path to something special.. Was Origi’s goal that.. Top of the League!!”
Iluvatar on the forums.


Up the ‘top of the table’ Reds…

“Top of the league, goal difference down to 10, Salah imperious, another clean sheet, Alisson breaks record for most games unbeaten from debut, Lallana looked lively, Matip played well, Milner…like Benjamin Button…could go on. Perfect start to the weekend.

Over to you Man City. We’ve shown we can keep our bottle being 5 behind playing our game in hand. City facing a wounded Chelsea who will be looking to get back to winning.”
rupzzz on the forums.

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