Fans rip into Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard on Twitter two years on from 'The Slip'

Steven Gerrard Doing A Luis Garcia

Chelsea and Manchester United fans took particular delight in the Liverpool hero's misfortune.

Today marks two years to the day that Liverpool lost a crucial home fixture against Chelsea, which sparked the collapse of their title challenge.

In the final stages of the season, Liverpool had gone into the game knowing a win would keep them at the top of the table.

Unfortunately a tactical masterclass from Jose Mourinho stifled Brendan Rodgers' team, and Chelsea were able to ruthlessly capitalise on errors from the home side.

The game is remembered mostly for Steven Gerrard's critical mistake, slipping on the halfway line when in possession, letting in Demba Ba who ran on to go and score and give Chelsea the lead.

The mistake was one Liverpool did not recover from, and set in doubts which were later replicated in their collapse against Crystal Palace, with Manchester City going on to win the title.

The error was particularly cruel on Gerrard, whose Liverpool career ended with him never winning the Premier League, despite landing every other major trophy.

He had ironically told his team 'not to let this slip', talking about the team's title challenge, after beating City weeks earlier.

The result is one Chelsea fans remember fondly, as do Manchester United supporters, who had feared the Reds would finally end their league trophy drought, in a season they had fallen off badly themselves under David Moyes.

Here's the best of the reaction...

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