Stan Collymore calls Gary Lineker out on Twitter after Liverpool win, some fans respond

Dublin , Ireland - 13 November 2017; Former England international Stan Collymore, now working as journalist for RT, asks a question during a Republic of Ireland press conference at the FAI...

The ex-Everton and Barcelona ace celebrated after Lionel Messi's goal against the Reds in the Champions League semi-final first leg.

Dublin , Ireland - 13 November 2017; Former England international Stan Collymore, now working as journalist for RT, asks a question during a Republic of Ireland press conference at the FAI...

It's safe to say that Stan Collymore enjoyed Tuesday night's Champions League semi-final second leg between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield.

Even the most ardent Reds fan may have had doubts about the team's chances of overturning a 3-0 deficit against one of the most illustrious teams of all time whilst without two of their key players.

With Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino out of action, Liverpool nonetheless made a bright start as Divock Origi netted in the first seven minutes, but with no further goals in the first half and Andrew Robertson coming off injured, the odds continued to look slim.

 

However, Robertson's replacement, Georginio Wijnaldum, went on to score a quickfire brace on 54 and 56 minutes, before Origi finished off from Trent Alexander-Arnold's clever corner kick to put Jurgen Klopp's side 4-0 up, with Barca unable to muster a response on the night.

The full-time whistle was met with sheer euphoria at Anfield while Twitter also went haywire at what had just happened, with Collymore one of the many people celebrating:

Collymore also cheekily called out top pundit Gary Lineker, known for having impressed as a player for both Everton and Barcelona (not to mention his celebration to Lionel Messi's free kick in the first leg):

And some fans of various clubs had their say:

Liverpool's rout is the first time since 1986 - when Barcelona knocked out Gothenburg in the European Cup - that a team have recovered a three-goal first-leg deficit to win a semi-final in this competition.

Jurgen Klopp the manager of Liverpool celebrates with James Milner after the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Liverpool and Barcelona at Anfield on May 07, 2019 in...

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