Photo: Liverpool defender celebrates special anniversary ahead of Palace clash

Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno joins his girlfriend for a romantic photo ahead of Sunday's Crystal Palace

Social Spy
By    
Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno joins girlfriend for romantic snap Photo: Alberto Moreno/Instagram

Alberto Moreno wasn’t able to celebrate his first trophy as a Liverpool player last weekend, but the defender was toasting another feat on Thursday night.

The Spain international was criticised for an erratic performance in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Manchester City in the League Cup final, which the Citizens won on penalties.

Moreno was dropped to the bench on Wednesday night as Jon Flanagan replaced the former Sevilla defender for Wednesday night’s 3-0 victory over City in the Premier League at Anfield.

However, the 23-year-old joined his girlfriend to celebrate their five-year anniversary to take his mind off a tough week in football terms.

Moreno’s girlfriend Lilia Granadilla wrote on her Instagram page: “March 3rd most special day, 5 years ago I met the person accompanying me day after day and it will be forever. So what better gift and sign of this love that we expect with so many years!

The Liverpool defender will be hoping to reclaim his starting spot for Sunday’s trip to Crystal Palace.

MORE: The latest Liverpool news and views

MORE: The latest Liverpool player tweets

The Reds are in eighth place in the Premier League table and six points behind fourth placed City, who occupy the final Champions League spot.

MORE: Seven reasons why Chelsea must keep Cesc Fabregas

MORE: 20 Chelsea targets Conte could sign to replace Terry

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Back to The Sport Review homepage

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Miami WTA Preview: Kerber and Pliskova head field, but Vesnina and Kuznetsova on a roll
Slideshow
The Sport Review
20 Arsenal transfer targets Arsene Wenger could sign in the summer
The Sport Review
20 Chelsea transfer targets Antonio Conte could sign in the summer
The Sport Review
15 of the best foods to eat after a gym workout
The Sport Review
Arsenal WAGs 2017: Meet Granit Xhaka, Shkodran Mustafi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s wives and girlfriends
The Sport Review
12 young Arsenal players who fans should get excited about
The Sport Review
Top 25 Muslim football players in Premier League: Arsenal, Liverpool, Man United and Chelsea stars feature
The Sport Review
Roberto Firmino: 25 photos of the Liverpool forward’s stunning wife
The Sport Review
Miami Open 2017: British hopes rest on Konta, as Edmund, Evans, Watson, Bedene lose openers
The Sport Review
The latest official update on Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez contract talks
The Sport Review
Sir Alex Ferguson reacts to Bastian Schweinsteiger’s Man United exit