Barton, Thompson & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool draw with Hull City
Joey Barton and David Thompson take to Twitter as Hull hold Liverpool
Liverpool continued their struggles up front as the Reds were held to a goalless draw with Hull City at Anfield.
Brendan Rodgers kept faith with under-performing Mario Balotelli, and the Italy international wasted the home side’s best chance in stoppage-time.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order as the Tigers claimed a credible draw.
QPR midfielder Joey Barton (@Joey7Barton) is backing Liverpool’s struggling Italian striker to score: “You know I actually fancy Balotelli to score today. Tricky fixture for Liverpool but Hull’s 3 man back line could play into their hands.”
Former Liverpool midfielder David Thompson (@77thomo) reckons there is no shame drawing with the Tigers: “Hull are stronger and more organised this year and are going to upset a few more teams along the way!”
Hull midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady (@Elmo_27) hails his team-mates: “Another great game away, Anfield it’s always a tuff place but lads were class, great fans as usual”
Hull midfielder David Meyler (@DavidMeyler7) is happy with the draw: “Great point today at Anfield!”
Tigers captain Curtis Davies (@TheCurtisDavies) praises two of his team-mates in particular: “Big point today! Delighted with the clean sheet. Special mention for Eldin & Brady, both made game saving saves/blocks at the end! #HCAFC”
Liverpool legend Ian Rush (@Ian_Rush9) felt Rodgers’s side deserved more from the game: “Think we deserved 3 points today but at least we kept a clean sheet! @LFC”