Jamie Carragher jokes about Liverpool on Twitter after Aston Villa win

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The Liverpool legend took to social media seeing the funny side of things after the Aston Villa game.

Jamie Carragher took to Twitter with a light-hearted response after Liverpool's 3-2 win over Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.

Villa kept the pressure on the Anfield outfit late on but a double from Daniel Sturridge ultimately proved enough on the day - and Carragher joked that it was his influence that got his former side all three points.

All joking aside, however, there are two ways to view this Liverpool win. One: a narrow victory that keeps Brendan Rodgers in the hot seat at Anfield - to the detriment of the side long term.

The other, of course, is to be positive and see the Aston Villa win as a sign of good things to come.

If there's anyone who will outright save Rodgers' job, it's striker Sturridge. The defending was once again poor, though, with Villa's Rudy Gestede able to bully supposedly good centre-backs.

Liverpool are still yet to win a game convincingly this season, so only time will tell if this result proves meaningless. But the pressure would have been almost unbearable on Rodgers had the Reds lost to Aston Villa and the players came good for him on this occasion.

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