Daniel Sturridge took to Twitter to praise Liverpool's performance against AFC Wimbledon, picking out one player in particular.
Referring to Steven Gerrard by one word 'legend', he talked up the captain's two-goal performance. Liverpool won the game 2-1.
Good job by the boys today . The legend was at it again.— Daniel Sturridge (@D_Sturridge) January 5, 2015
Sturridge has been undergoing rehabiliation for his thigh injury in the US but is expected back at Melwood shortly to resume first team training ahead of his much anticipated comeback.
He has played only three games this season, scoring once, and the win over Wimbledon showed how sorely missed he has been once again, with the club's strikers failing to step up.
Gerrard got Liverpool out of jail as he has done so many times over the years, but his display was also a reminder that with no Sturridge in the side - the club need others to step up.
Sturridge will have been watching knowing his chances to play alongside Gerrard again dwindle down by the game. Both players were integral to each other's success last season, and the striker will want to return as quickly as possible in order to maximise his playing time with the club captain.