Coutinho, Sturridge & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool beat Norwich

Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge both tweet their thoughts after a nervy 3-2 victory over Norwich City

The Liverpool players take a selfie after beating Norwich Photo: Lucas Leiva/Instagram

Liverpool moved five points clear of Chelsea in the Premier League title race after a 3-2 victory over Norwich City.

Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez put Liverpool in charge within 11 minutes, and the England forward scored his second of the game after Gary Hooper’s second-half strike, with Robert Snodgrass’s late goal ensuring a nervy finish.

Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order as Liverpool edged closer to a first-ever Premier League title.

On-loan Liverpool forward Jordon Ibe (‏@IbeJordon) hails his team-mate: “Raz again.. #GodIsGood #LFC @sterling31 #OhhKill’em”

Former Reds forward Neil Mellor ‏(@NeilMellor33) is loving watch Liverpool tear Norwich to shreds: “It’s brilliant football again! A joy to watch. Flanagan to Sterling, Sterling to Suarez and a class finish to make it 0-2!! #LFC”

Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam ‏(@Charlie26Adam) praises Sterling’s contribution to Suarez’s strike: “What a pass and what a finish.”

England legend Gary Lineker (‏@GaryLineker) reckons the sky is the limit for Liverpool’s youngster: “If Sterling gives himself the best chance to succeed, he could be absolutely anything he wants to be. A very special talent.”

Former Manchester United star Alan Tonge ‏(@Alan_Tonge) isn’t impressed with some trademark Suarez antics: “Suarez goes down holding his knee in agony, then gets up within seconds and sprints towards the goal. Mmmm? What was I saying last week?”

Liverpool legend Dietmar Hamann ‏(@DietmarHamann) praises the Canaries: “Credit to Norwich, they’ve been fantastic. What a PL season.”

The partner of Liverpool owner John W Henry, Linda Pizzuti (‏@Linda_Pizzuti), is dreaming of title glory: “3-points!! 11 consecutive wins! @LFC pulls ahead of the pack at the top of the table! #Dreaming”

Tennis star and Liverpool fan Caroline Wozniacki ‏(@CaroWozniacki) has her say: “That was close! Important win for Liverpool! Happy Easter everyone!”

Injured Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge ‏(@D_Sturridge) is delighted for his team-mates: “Get In there boys!!! I’m absolutely buzzing. Roll on next week..3 more cup finals. #redordead #YNWA”

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge ‏(@Realaldo474) was getting too nervous towards the end: “I couldn’t watch the last 10 mins there!!great great win. We did make it hard for ourselves though.3 to go and still dreaming!!!”

‘God’ Robbie Fowler ‏(@Robbie9Fowler) tweets his thoughts on Easter Sunday: “Regardless of the score, I thought Raheem was absolutely magnificent today…”

Lucas Leiva (‏@LucasLeiva87) follows trendsetters Arsenal: “Liverpool Selfie, 3 to go!!”

Finally, Liverpool midfielder Philipe Coutinho (‏@Phil_Coutinho) is ready for three more big tests: “Come on boys, There are 3 big battles more!”

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