Nothing good ever lasts forever, and for Liverpool, their unbeaten run in all competitions finally came to an end last night as Jurgen Klopp’s side fell to a 1-0 defeat against Atletico Madrid.
Defeat in the first leg.
Back to Anfield for another big European night next month 👊
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) February 18, 2020
And it wasn’t even a contest, with stats from WhoScored showing that the Reds failed to even have a shot on target as Atletico’s reputation as one of the hardest teams to face defensively in Europe lived up to expectations, with the Reds now needing to win by a clear margain of two goals in the return leg at Anfield
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And for some supporters on social media, the performance from the team, as well as some of the tactical decisions from Klopp, were seen as an embarrassment for the club, who have been the standout best side in Europe this season and a team that have only lost three times in all competitions.
Here’s what a handful of Liverpool fans had to say about the loss against Atletico on Twitter…
Hodgson era is back
— Tom (@_TomLFC_) February 18, 2020
3 months to prepare for Atletico’s style and gameplan! Not good enough!
Subs absolutely dreadful
— (@kotfxo90) February 18, 2020
— Joe (@JoosefSZN) February 18, 2020
I’m sorry but enough is enough, #KloppOut
— Quad (@Bericx_) February 18, 2020
— Giannis (@giianniiss) February 18, 2020
That was disgraceful
— laWson (@ExpertlyHendo) February 18, 2020
The majority of Liverpool fans will be feeling confident about the return leg, with Anfield being one of the hardest stadiums for visiting teams to play at in Europe.