Sturridge, Owen & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool lose to Aston Villa
Daniel Sturridge and Michael Owen tweet their thoughts after Liverpool suffer a 1-0 loss to Aston Villa
Liverpool lost further ground on Premier League leaders Chelsea after Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor scored an early winner at Anfield.
The Villa captain finished from close range from a corner in the 10th minute as Brendan Rodgers’s side struggled to perform in their fourth game of the season.
Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Liverpool’s 1-0 loss.
Former Aston Villa midfielder Ian Taylor (@IanTaylor7) is thrilled to see the captain score at Anfield: “Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeesssssssss!!!! Gabbbbbbbbby!!!! #AVFC!!!!”
Ex-Manchester United man Alan Tonge (@Alan_Tonge) enjoys seeing the Liverpool captain stumbling over as Agbonlahor nets: “Gerrard on his backside again :-)”
Liverpool legend Michael Owen (@themichaelowen) want to see some the Reds star man: “Villa playing well or Liverpool poor? Sounds like Sterling needs to enter the fold.”
Former Reds striker Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) gives Rodgers’s midfield some advice: “#LFC already going over the top for Balotelli rather than into his feet. Should have known that 1st half.”
Ex-Liverpool midfielder David Thompson (@77thomo) isn’t happy with Philippe Coutinho’s shoot on sight philosophy: “There should be a new rule for coutinho no shooting as he never hits the target a great little player but wayward with shot..!”
Reds legend John Aldridge (@Realaldo474) isn’t happy with Liverpool’s start to the season: “Really disappointing result 2 home games that weve looked disjointed.”
Finally, United legend Paul McGrath (@Paulmcgrath5) is thrilled with Paul Lambert’s men: “Aston Villa we can Believe ! one very proud man here!”
Aston Villa midfielder Andreas Weimann (@andiweimann) is delighted to secure three points: “What a win !! Brilliant from every single one …worked and defended so hard for each other !!! #avfc”
Finally, injured Daniel Sturridge (@D_Sturridge) is frustrated with the result: “Unlucky today man. We’ll come back stronger. Was gutted watching from the side. #lfc #redordead”