Liverpool's Mohamed Salah (left) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with team-mate Virgil van Dijk during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. ( Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/PA Images)

“Masterful performance”, “Firmino on fire” – Liverpool fans react to 3-1 win vs. Arsenal

Liverpool were impressive as they dispatched of Arsenal 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday, as the Reds made it three wins out of three to begin the season.

Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal

Premier League, Anfield
August 24, 2019

Goals: Matip 41′, Salah pen 49′, 58′; Torreira 85′

Jurgen Klopp‘s side had all week to prepare for the visit of the Gunners and they passed with flying colours, often proving majestic in the final third.

After a dominant first half, in which the visitors sat extremely deep and threatened only on the counter-attack, Joel Matip headed Liverpool in front shortly before half time.

Mohamed Salah doubled the lead soon after the restart, firing home a confident penalty, before scoring an outrageous solo effort to make it 3-0.

Lucas Torreira did pull a goal back late in the game, but it did little to dampen the spirits on another great day at Anfield.

Here’s how supporters reacted to the result on Facebook, Twitter and our forums.


A scintillating victory was lauded by the masses…

“Another great 2nd half performance! Seems to be the way so far this season ? YNWA” – Ian Tanner on Facebook.

“Battered them as always at Anfield. Lovely stuff.” – Sweeting on the forums.


Roberto Firmino was particularly outstanding on the day…

“His brain is on a different level. Great last year but matured to the complete player.” – John Gardner on Facebook.

“Firmino was on fire today and just wish he’d managed to score just to top off that performance.” – Dave-D on the forums.


Other individuals were also praised, though…

“When our midfield is on song, we are unplayable. Excellent performance by the mid three – Hendo, Fab, Gini. Salah and Bobby brilliant as always. Matip superb, critical goal when we couldn’t break.” – Incognito on the forums.


While David Luiz was mocked for a typically error-strewn display…

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