Fowler, Riise & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool beat Aston Villa
Robbie Fowler and John Arne Riise both tweet their thoughts after Liverpool were 1-0 winners against Aston Villa
Daniel Sturridge netted his second Premier League of the season as Liverpool secured a narrow 1-0 victory over Aston Villa at Villa Park.
The 23-year-old scored in the 21st minute to notch his 13th goal in 17 top-flight appearances for the Reds following his £12m switch to Anfield in the January transfer window.
Here is a selection of our favourite Tweets as Brendan Rodgers’ men maintain their 100 per cent record in the Premier League this season.
Tottenham winger Andros Townsend (@andros_townsend) is looking forward to Saturday’s late kick-off: “This Aston villa vs Liverpool game should be deccent! Both looked good on the first day of season!”
Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann (@DietmarHamann) gives his thoughts on what the outcome could be: “Fancy a 3-1 win. Go on the Redman #LFC”
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) is impressed by next Saturday’s opponents: “Liverpool started very well here…controlling the game…”
Fulham defender John Arne Riise (@Johnariise3) hails Sturridge’s opener: “Great goal by Sturridge.”
More from Ferdinand (@rioferdy5): “What a finish by Sturridge 0-1!”
Norwich City defender Iwan Roberts (@iwanwroberts) hails the striker’s finish: “Top finish and great feet by Sturridge.”
Ex-Reds defender Vegard Heggem (@vedgy) loved Sturridge’s goal: “Now THAT was a joy to watch! #LFC”
Tottenham legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) is impressed by Sturridge’s technique: “An absolutely superb finish from Sturridge gives Liverpool the lead. #happyfeet”
Liverpool God Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) is certainly well-placed to give praise: “Great result…”
More from Hamann @DietmarHamann: “Well played LFC, great result.Very solid performance.Defensively very good. Mignolet fills me with confidence. Sturridge goal outstanding #LFC”
Former Liverpool midfielder Luis Garcia (@LuchoGarcia14) is happy to see his old team maintain their 100 per cent record “Great result away from home. Reds continue with the good start today vs Aston Villa. Liverpool 1 – Villa 0.”
Ex-Reds striker Michael Owen (@themichaelowen) is pleased to see all his old clubs winning: “Good results for my old teams today. 7/9 points for Liverpool, Stoke and The Toon Army. Happy days.”
Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva (@LucasLeiva87) gives his thoughts on the win: “Let’s take the positive things. Very good 80 minutes and 3 points plus clean sheet. #cantaskformore”
Finally, former Liverpool forward Neil Mellor (@NeilMellor33) is happy: “A hard-earned three points today for Liverpool with that 1nil victory at Villa Park. Great start to the season. Played 2. Won 2. #LFC.”