Loads of Liverpool fans agreed with the views of journalist David Maddock after the Reds surpassed a year without failing to score at Anfield and looked towards the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash against Atletico Madrid.
The Reds lost 1-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano in what was an unhappy return to the same venue where they won their sixth European crown last June. Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the game in the fourth minute as Jurgen Klopp’s side were unable to break down Los Colchoneros. To top off what was a poor evening, they failed to register a single shot on target.
David Maddock of the Mirror highlighted on Twitter (via @MaddockMirror) that the Merseyside club surpassed a whole year since they failed to score on their hallowed turf in all competitions, and highlighted that any fear of an inevitable Atleti shut-out is “greatly exaggerated”. Supporters were in agreement with the tabloid writer and made their feelings clear on social media. One
Check out some of the best Twitter responses down below…
while i agree to some regard, i haven’t seen a team defend that well against us in a long long time
— Rom Chorin (@The_Fifa_Bros) February 19, 2020
Agreed, the only fear I have is Klopp choosing to field Wij, Fab & Hendo again in the game.
Keita/Ox needs to be in that 3 probably ahead of Wij. We need more creativity & different approach from central areas to break them down.
— Dijkinho (@Dijkinho) February 19, 2020
Agree. Before we were the favorites. The only thing that this result changes is that it’s probably 50/50 now.
— Jelle S (@LivNr9) February 19, 2020
They won’t get half as much joy from the officials in the second leg, either.
Anfield has got to be literally baying when their bus arrives and put on a show like we did last year. https://t.co/S4CHLQiPeq
— Annie Road Online (@AnnieRoadOnline) February 19, 2020
We’re winning the second leg.. Nothing is surer. https://t.co/t90ABmG3Kx
— John Spartan (@LesF80) February 19, 2020
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