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“Exactly the performance and result we needed” – Liverpool fans react to 3-0 win over Bournemouth

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Liverpool cruised to an imposing 3-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon, with relieved supporters gushing over a stunning team performance.

Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth

Premier League, Anfield
February 9, 2018

Goals: Mane 24′, Wijnaldum 34′, Salah 48′

The Reds returned to their sparkling best at Anfield, bouncing back from consecutive draws to return to the top of the Premier League.

Sadio Mane got the ball rolling with a clinical header—the fourth game in a row in which he has scored—before Gini Wijnaldum netted a sumptuous lob to double the lead.

Mohamed Salah‘s 49th league goal for Liverpool made it 3-0 early in the second half, finishing off a superb team move in style.

It was a vital three points in the title race and supporters reacted to the result on social media and our forums.


There were positive feelings about the start Liverpool made and the atmosphere was praised…


Fabinho was a key presence throughout, particularly on the ball…

“I think I love Fabinho.”

Alright Now on the forums.

“I don’t want Fab to ever come out of the side.”

Nuekolln on the forums.


The influence of returning hero Wijnaldum did not go unnoticed…

“Can’t say it’s Wijnaldum totally but he seems to be having a positive impact.”

Adam McAllister on Facebook.

“Gini has made a huge difference.”

RJK on the forums.


Keita’s much-improved showing impressed plenty…

“Keita’s an animal today.”

20ATHLONE on the forums.

“Ladies and gentlemen, Naby Keita has arrived.”

kopend79 on the forums.


Fans highlighted the importance of the win, particularly the authoritative nature of it…

“They proved that they are not nervous,edgy and pressured.”

Ajeet Ramsurrun on Facebook.

“Exactly the performance and result we needed.”

Iluvatar on the forums.


Many were quick to laugh off the ‘bottlers tag’ and talk of a ‘crisis’…

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