Liverpool netted five goals in the first-half as they thrashed Bournemouth in a 9-0 victory at Anfield on Saturday for their first Premier League win of the season.
The emphatic win equalised the league record for biggest winning margin. The nine-goal feat has previously been achieved twice — first, when Leicester City won 9-0 against Southampton in October 2019, and again when Manchester United repeated the scoreline against Southampton in February 2021.
After some early season struggles — including a 1-0 loss to Manchester United last Monday — Liverpool duly delivered, with Luiz Diaz and Harvey Elliott netting inside 10 minutes. Trent Alexander-Arnold’s goal and Roberto Firmino’s brace added to Bournemouth’s misery, with Virgil van Dijk and Chris Mepham’s own goal also driving up the scoreline.
Substitute Fabio Carvalho scored his first goal for Liverpool, and Diaz capping it off for the Reds.
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Here’s how social media reacted to the win:
It’s okay, Mo. A win is a win …
Some respect for the boss.
This long suffering Southampton fan (whose seen his side encounter two different 9-0 losses) can now breathe a sigh a relief.
Yeah, talking and hugging it out 100% helps.
Master mode activated.
No “day off” here for Klopp’s side.