“These Reds mean business” – Liverpool fans react to thrilling 3-1 win at Southampton

5 April 2019

Liverpool recovered from an early deficit to secure a thrilling 3-1 win over Southampton, and fans were full of praise for the Reds’ show of character.


Southampton 1-3 Liverpool

Premier League, St Mary’s
April 5, 2019

Goals: Long 9′; Keita 36′, Salah 80′, Henderson 86′


The Reds secured another three valuable points in a tight and tense tussle on the south coast, coming from a goal behind to return to the Premier League summit.

A lacklustre opening to the game from Jurgen Klopp‘s side saw the Saints take advantage through Shane Long, but Naby Keita‘s first goal for the club ensured scores were level at half-time.

A fierce battle ensued in the second half as the Reds pushed for the winner, with a devastating counter-attack sealing the win as Mohamed Salah netted his 50th league goal for the club.

Jordan Henderson then added the extras on the cusp of full-time to see Liverpool return to Merseyside with a hard-fought win.

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

 

Keita & Alexander-Arnold were praised for their role in the equaliser…






 

Klopp’s substitutions were lauded as Henderson and Milner turned the game…



“Klopp’s in game management is fcking brilliant. Hendo has been intense since he’s been on.”

Incognito on the forums.


“Hendo and Milner brought stability. Great use of subs. And what a Captain’s performance! Hendo deserves a lot of the credit today!”

Ole Kreuzeberg on Facebook.


 

Salah’s stunning counter-attack goal had fans in raptures…






 

And the result was another testament to Liverpool’s mentality & character as the title charge continues…












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