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Twitter Reaction to Liverpool's Win over Arsenal

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08:  Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool celebrates with his team-mates after scoring the fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on February 8, 2014 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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Mark JonesFeatured ColumnistFebruary 8, 2014

A stunning burst of four goals in the first 20 minutes led to Liverpool hammering Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

After opening the scoring inside 53 seconds, defender Martin Skrtel quickly scored a second goal with a fine header, before further strikes from Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge emphasised the Reds' dominance.

Sterling added his second in the second half, with Arsenal's only reply coming from a Mikel Arteta penalty.

Here are the best tweets from a momentous day in this Premier League season:

 

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil started the day looking forward to the game, which would see his first ever appearance at Anfield. It was going to be one he'd remember...

Our man @gunnerblog was confident that Arsenal could impress at Anfield, but they were in trouble straight away and fell behind when Skrtel nudged in a Steven Gerrard free-kick. But was he offside?

 

Liverpool didn't care though, and as the Reds swarmed forward at will, it wasn't long before Skrtel doubled their lead with a fine header from Gerrard's corner. 

The identity of Liverpool's unlikely goalscoring hero wasn't lost on many.

Whilst it was all a bit too much for some...

Liverpool were in no mood to show any sympathy though, and quickfire goals from Sterling and Sturridge turned their 2-0 lead into a stunning 4-0 advantage, as the Gunners were completely overrun.

And typically, the jokes soon started flowing at Arsenal's expense:

Liverpool were in no mood to stop the scoring though, and after the break, Sterling broke clear to score his second of the game, burying a shot past Wojciech Szczesny at the second attempt:

Arsenal finally had a moment to cheer when Arteta converted from the penalty spot, but it was undoubtedly Liverpool's day, and the jokes were about to flow once more:

Ultimately though, the final word went to two managers with extremely varying moods:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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