Liverpool stars post celebratory messages: ‘Love you fans’

Liverpool moved one step closer to the premier League title today following a 3-2 victory over Manchester City.

In what promised to be a moving spectacle in the Premier League’s early kick-off at Anfield, Liverpool and Manchester City certainly didn’t fail to deliver the goods.

Brendan Rodgers’ men knew that a victory over title-challengers Manchester City would put the destination of the title firmly in their hands, and they were quick to stamp their authority on the game.

Early goals from the impressive Raheem Sterling and Martin Skrtel were the least the hosts deserved after an early blitz.

Manchester City, to their credit, fought back valiantly towards the end of the first-half and their momentum carried through into the second half as David Silva and inspired substitution James Milner combined to draw City level.

At 2-2, the game was finely poised and the biggest winners at this stage were the neutrals enjoying a relentless encounter and Chelsea who would have benefited greatly from a draw.

Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho, however, swung the pendulum once more in Liverpool’s favour as he latched on to a Vincent Kompany mistake to fire home first-time with a cracking low shot.

The hosts, despite receiving a late red card to Jordan Henderson, held out for a vital three points which sees them cement their place at the top of the table.

After the match, a number of Liverpool stars posted celebratory messages and congratulated the fans on helping them draw that elusive Premier League title nearer and nearer to Merseyside.

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