John Aldridge reacts on Twitter to Liverpool loss: 'First time in my life I'm happy with a 1-0 defeat!'

The Reds' former striker was delighted despite a 1-0 Champions League loss at Real Madrid.

John Aldridge is looking ahead to Liverpool's Premier League clash with Chelsea with renewed confidence - despite a 1-0 defeat.

The Reds traveled to Spain to face defending European champions Real Madrid in the Champions League last night, eventually losing the group game 1-0.

But there was a discipline and energy to this Liverpool side that had been absent throughout their campaign, with boss Brendan Rodgers having rested several first-team regulars.

And Aldridge's reaction on Twitter said it all:

Many Liverpool fans had feared the worst going into the tie at the Bernabeu. After Madrid had beaten the Reds 3-0 at Anfield with considerable ease, the expectation was another drubbing at the very least.

But Rodgers' side fared rather well. And anyone expecting more simply hasn't watched them this season.

Now, Aldridge is looking ahead to another big game, when Chelsea visit Merseyside this Saturday lunchtime.

Will Liverpool, though, be able to defend against the Premier League leaders as well as they did in Spain?

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