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
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!”