World Football logoWorld Football

Fans React as Liverpool Squander 2-Goal Lead at Southampton to Lose 3-2

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 20:  Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton runs along the touchline as Sadio Mane of Southampton celebrates wtih team mates as he scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary's Stadium on March 20, 2016 in Southampton, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Michael Steele/Getty Images
Joe GallagherFeatured ColumnistMarch 20, 2016

For most of Sunday afternoon, it looked as though Liverpool were going to enjoy themselves on their visit to Southampton.

Jurgen Klopp's men raced to a 2-0 lead at half-time thanks to goals by Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge.

But then came the collapse, with Sadio Mane (two) and Graziano Pelle scoring in the second half to cap a remarkable comeback for the Saints.

The internet wasted no time in mocking the Reds:

Liverpool fans took their frustrations out on Martin Skrtel:

There's plenty of time for Klopp and Liverpool to dwell on the defeat, with their next game not until April 2 against Tottenham Hotspur.


Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices