“Unbelievable, incredible, special & unforgettable” – Liverpool fans react to reaching Champions League final

7 May 2019

On arguably the greatest night in Anfield history, Liverpool reached the Champions League final after a 4-0 win over Barcelona.


Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona (4-3 agg)

Champions League Semi-Final, Second Leg, Anfield
May 7, 2019

Goals: Origi 7′, 79′, Wijnaldum 54′, 56′


The Reds went into the tie with an incredibly slim chance of progressing, but what unfolded was bordering on unprecedented.

Divock Origi opened the scoring early on, pouncing from the rebound after Jordan Henderson‘s effort had been saved.

A quickfire double from substitute Gini Wijnaldum in the second half put Jurgen Klopp‘s team in dreamland, before Origi’s brilliantly worked second of the night sent them through.

The emotion after the final whistle was truly remarkable, amid scenes of unbridled joy, and the final in Madrid against Ajax or Tottenham awaits.

Here’s how fans saw the game on social media and our forums.

 

The victory was met with unrivalled delirium and emotion…

“What the fuck did I just watch?”

Dark Metal on the forums.

“Just spent the last 10 mins in a daze…..hugged the wife, hugged the kids, hugged the dog and the cat. Neighbours knocked on the door because of the noise. Don’t care, best night ever.”

theres always tomorrow on the forums.

 

Trent earned plaudits for his opportunism and all-round performance…

 

Various other individuals were singled out for special praise…

“Statue already being forged for Trent and Divock.”

Jimmyscase on the forums.

 

Luis Suarez didn’t get much sympathy…

 

Supporters were looking ahead to both Wolves on Sunday and Madrid on June 1…

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