Farcical VAR fails to derail LFC as followers enjoy ‘confidence boosting’ win

Liverpool notched their first win at Anfield in 115 days because of targets from Mohamed Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold, and followers have been over the moon.

Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa

Premier League (31), Anfield
April 10, 2021

Targets: Salah 57′, Trent 90+1′; Watkins 43’


The Reds have been out to finish an eight-game run at Anfield with out victory and whereas it began with the best intentions having dominated possession and territory, they might concede with little fuss.

Ollie Watkins can be credited with the objective, one which must have been saved by Alisson on the cusp of half-time.

It then regarded as if the barren run in entrance of objective in open play had come to an finish because of Roberto Firmino, just for VAR to get their sticky palms on it and damage the sport as soon as extra.

An equaliser would materialise, nevertheless, by Mohamed Salah who would carry the watch for a objective at Anfield from open play to an finish after 756 minutes from shut vary.

And simply when the sport regarded to have petered out, Trent Alexander-Arnold popped up with a surprising rocket into the underside nook to safe the primary win on residence soil since December.

Right here’s how supporters reacted to the outcome on Twitter, Fb and throughout This Is Anfield.

 

The appliance of VAR continues to damage the sport…

“VAR is commonly an answer on the lookout for an issue.”

NorseDweller on This Is Anfield.

 

However, fortunately, it didn’t price us all 3 factors…

 

Firmino was the clear standout on the day…

“Take a bow, Firmino, lad. Laudable innings!”

NorseDweller on This Is Anfield.

 

And aid was the phrase as hopes for top-four have been boosted…

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