Liverpool fans will be waking up with a spring in their step this morning following last night’s emphatic 6-1 victory over Southampton in the Capital One Cup quarter-finals.
Jurgen Klopp’s men went 1-0 down inside the first minute after Sadio Mane put the home side ahead, but two goals in quick succession from Daniel Sturridge and another from Divock Origi put the Reds 3-1 ahead at the break. Jordon Ibe scored after the interval while Origi completed his hat-trick as Liverpool ran out 6-1 winners.
Scroll down this page to see the best reaction on social media from Liverpool’s players - including the likes of Emre Can, Philippe Coutinho Origi and Sturridge - plus further reaction from Steven Gerrard and Linda Pizzuti Henry.
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After the match, Klopp told reporters - per BBC Sport - that he now understands the fuss surrounding Sturridge.
Origi, though, was the Man of the Match. The much-maligned Belgian, 20, was handed a perfect 10 rating by the Liverpool Echo. The Reds will now face Stoke City over two legs in the semi-finals.
Stars react on social media
“What a feeling!!! Team looking sharp 💯 Happy with the man of the match & my first goals in a liverpool shirt.. God is great🙏🏾”
“What a game. Great perfomance 👏🏼👏🏼🔴🔴”
“Don't like to talk too much... @ec2323 #redordead”
“What a win!!! WOW😁👍💪 #ynwa #liverpool”
“Great result, buzzing for the team! Semis now... #lfc”
“What a win guys !!!! Congrats 👍🏿#Liverpool #YNWA #LFC Liverpool FC”
“🔥🔥🔥 blazing squad 👍”
Linda Pizzuti Henry
“Beautiful match! On we go in the Capital Cup with a hat-trick for Origi. 7th win in last 8 matches for @LFC”
It was a superb performance - Liverpool’s best of the season - and a warning to the rest of the Premier League that Klopp’s men mean business.
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