Lovren and Liverpool stars react to 2-0 Man United win on Twitter

Dejan Lovren and Simon Mignolet lead the Twitter reaction after Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0

Liverpool ended a four-game losing run against Manchester United on Thursday night thanks to an emphatic 2-0 victory in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie.

England striker Daniel Sturridge broke the deadlock from the penalty spot before Roberto Firmino finished from close range in the 73rd minute.

Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana wasted opportunities to extend the home side’s lead ahead of the return leg at Old Trafford next Thursday.

Marouane Fellaini was fortunate to escape a second booking after he appeared to elbow Emre Can in added time on Merseyside as Liverpool secured a commanding first leg lead.

The Red Devils are in action against West Ham United in the FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, while Liverpool have a free schedule until the return leg next Thursday.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the Liverpool squad after a memorable European night at Anfield.

Gary Neville
Gary Neville delivers his verdict on Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea FC
Gabriel Martinelli
Mikel Arteta delivers fresh update for Arsenal fans on Gabriel Martinelli
Jamie Redknapp
Jamie Redknapp makes prediction about where Liverpool FC will finish
Thomas Tuchel
Timo Werner sets out Chelsea FC targets for the rest of the season
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Man City v Wolves
Gary Neville
Gary Neville delivers his verdict on Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea FC
Gabriel Martinelli
Mikel Arteta delivers fresh update for Arsenal fans on Gabriel Martinelli
Jamie Redknapp
Jamie Redknapp makes prediction about where Liverpool FC will finish
Thomas Tuchel
Timo Werner sets out Chelsea FC targets for the rest of the season
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Man City v Wolves
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature