Gerrard, Henderson and more: Liverpool stars react to Spurs win
Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson reflect on a thrilling 3-2 victory over Tottenham
Steven Gerrard led the celebrations on Instagram after Liverpool were 3-2 winners against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on Tuesday night.
The Reds secured three points after second-half substitute Mario Balotelli scored an 83rd-minute winner to end his Premier League goal drought.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, who was replaced due to an injury after half-time, praised Liverpool goal-scorers Balotelli and Lazar Markovic.
“Great win tonight . Hopefully injury won’t be to bad .. Well done @mb459 and @laazar50 for getting on the scoresheet,” Gerrard wrote on Instagram.
Serbia international Markovic broke the deadlock in the 15th minute before Spurs striker Harry Kane levelled the clash at Anfield.
Moussa Dembele cancelled out Gerrard’s second-half penalty before Balotelli scored his third Liverpool goal to seal a dramatic 3-2 win.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson couldn’t hide his delight with three big points in the race for a top-four finish.
Henderson posted: “Big 3 points tonight! Well done lads”
German star Emre Can, who was praised for another dominant display at centre-half, was quick to post his post-match thoughts on the photo-sharing app.
“Great win!!! Great mentality!!! Great performance!!! Great supporter!!! #ynwa #liverpool” wrote Can, who was clearly feeling great.
Nineteen-year-old Jordon Ibe emphasised Liveprool’s work ethic against the north London side as he continued his recent run in the first-team.
“Great team effort until the last minute.. #LFC” added Ibe.
Finally, Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno thanked all the Reds supporters for roaring Brendan Rodgers’ side on to victory.
Moreno said: “Great victory today!! Thanks to all fans. Come on reds, come on Liverpool FC”