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“Massive missed opportunity,” “5 points clear still an excellent position to be in” – Liverpool fans react to 1-1 draw with Leicester

Liverpool limped to a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Leicester on Wednesday night, with fans left flat after the final whistle.

Liverpool 1-1 Leicester

Premier League, Anfield
January 30, 2019

Goals: Mane 3′, Maguire 45′

It was a strange evening on Merseyside, as the Reds failed to fully capitalise on Man City‘s shock defeat at Newcastle 24 hours earlier.

Sadio Mane fired Jurgen Klopp‘s side into an early lead, but from that point on they were way below-par against a good Leicester side.

Harry Maguire equalised in sloppy fashion on the stroke of half time and a damp squib of a second half saw the game fizzle out, with Naby Keita robbed of winning a penalty by the dismal Martin Atkinson.

Here’s how supporters reacted to the Reds’ draw 1-1 with Leicester on social media and our forums.

 

Mane scored early but it was the defence earning praise…

 

Robertson was rightly criticised for the needless foul that led to Maguire’s equaliser…

https://twitter.com/Ste_Halliwell11/status/1090713646639038464

“Let’s be fair, what a stupid tackle from Robertson for that free-kick.” – Daniel Peers on Facebook.

“That’s all Robertson and Van Dijk. Stupid error from both defenders” – lfc.eddie on the forums.

 

Atkinson refereed the game in woeful fashion…

“Felt we were robbed of 3 points by some poor ref decisions” – icemanwan on the forums.

 

Klopp’s substitutions were questionable late on…

https://twitter.com/Robish13/status/1090730769977409536

“We are going for the title and our go-to players are Lallana and Sturridge” – Walshy07 on the forums.

 

Mane was far and away Liverpool’s best player…

https://twitter.com/GodlyGerrard/status/1090734771859124225

“MOM goes to Mane for his goal and his effort.” – phil smith on the forums.

 

…and at full-time there was a mixture of disappointment, anger and perspective.

https://twitter.com/Ste_Halliwell11/status/1090730967759798273

“Massive missed opportunity” – Colm Roche on Facebook.

“So we’ve still increased our lead, could have been better but…it’s just not our style to do it the easy way” – Livvy on the forums.

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