“All players excellent,” “Brilliant attacking performance” – Liverpool fans react to emphatic 5-0 win over Watford

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Liverpool returned to winning ways with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Watford on Wednesday, a performance which had fans

Liverpool 5-0 Watford

Premier League, Anfield
February 27, 2019

Goals: Mane 9′, 20′, Origi 66′, Van Dijk 79′, 82′


Liverpool welcomed Watford at Anfield in search of not only three much needed points, but an improved level of performance from that seen at Old Trafford over the weekend.

And Jurgen Klopp and the Reds faithful needn’t wait long to see an immediate response as sustained pressure piled on Watford‘s doorstep reaped its rewards early on.

Sadio Mane guided the ball in the back of the net twice in the space of 11 minutes after finding himself on the end of a pair of stunning deliveries from Trent Alexander-Arnold.

A goal to Divock Origi and a brace from Virgil van Dijk in the second half sealed victory in what was a ruthless display from the Reds, with the result maintaining Liverpool’s place atop of the table with 10 games to go.

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

 

Mane was a surprise selection through the middle, but he didn’t take long to make his mark…


“Fucking hell Sadio, that’s not fair.” – Mascot88 on the forums.

“Inspired move playing Sadio through the middle, it has to be said.” – Libero on the forums.

 

Fans were quick to praise Alexander-Arnold after a stunning performance…




“Absolutely beautiful cross, how much did we miss this at Old Tafford. Wonderful Trent!”- Incognito on the forums.


“Trent is so so important to how our attack functions, Fucking pearls x3”
lluvatar on the forums.


 

But it was plaudits all round as Liverpool dominated proceedings…-

Fabinho is bossing this.

I’ve been waiting for a midfielder to do this for some time.” – Noo Noo on the forums.



“Anyone less than an 8/10, I don’t think so. Fab, Virgil, Mane, Salah, Robbo were superb tonight, all 9s.” – MrRinsin on the forums.




 

Many praised a Liverpool side who were back to their fluent best…



“That’s 4 clean sheets in a row now and the attacking play was sensational tonight.

We played like a team that had been given a bollocking after Sunday. Great response and a massive statement to everyone.”- Billy Biskix on the forums.



 

And fans were left to question ‘what nerves?’ as the Reds remain top of the league…



https://twitter.com/TheKopMagazine/status/1100875735638650880



Let us know your thoughts on the game in the comments section.

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