It just wasn't meant to be for Liverpool on Wednesday night as they succumbed to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Spanish outfit Sevilla in the Europa League final.
Jurgen Klopp's side, despite taking the lead thanks to a sublime strike from England international Daniel Sturridge, crumbled after the interval and conceded three second half goals.
While the Reds were left heartbroken, Sevilla celebrated their third successive Europa League triumph.
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As mentioned, though, it all started so well for the Merseyside club. Indeed, Sturridge struck a wonderful goal, as you can see in the video below, with the outside of his foot.
It was a great moment for the former Chelsea man, who has endured a topsy-turvy spell at the club over the course of the last couple of seasons.
Following Sturridge's goal, Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, who himself will be gearing up for a European final, took to social media to express his thoughts.
Here's what he tweeted:
Unsurprisingly, then, Liverpool fans reacted in style to the tweet. As you can imagine, the majority of fans told Griezmann to join Sturridge on Merseyside ahead of the 2016/17 campaign.
Here are the best tweets:
Ultimately, though, it was a sour night for Sturridge and co. as the club fell at the final hurdle.
Milner has his say
Following proceedings at St. Jakob Stadium, James Milner, who captained the Reds, admitted that it was a 'devastating' evening for the club and insisted that the match official wasn't to blame.
As per the Mirror, Milner stated: “It’s devastating losing the game and the most disappointing thing is we didn’t show nowhere near what we’re about and play anywhere near our abilities.
“That’s probably the biggest thing for me. Second half we never started at all. We came out and gave a sloppy goal away and never really got back into the game. we said all the right things at half-time about being switched on, but we didn’t show that.
“That was nothing to do with the referee - it was all about us.
“We’ve shown throughout the competition that we’re good enough to win it but we haven’t on the night when it mattered most and that’s the most disappointing thing.
“We need to make sure that next time we get here we finish the job. When you leave yourselves too much to do one too many times it’s pretty difficult to keep doing it.”
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