Liverpool have kept their top four hopes alive with a win over Aston Villa this weekend. The Reds dug in deep to beat the visitors with strong performances all round. One moment has some Twitter users talking with plenty of fans in awe of a piece of Roberto Firmino magic against Aston Villa.
Liverpool beat Aston Villa
Liverpool were typically dominant at the weekend.
The Reds controlled the game throughout but went behind in the first half when Ollie Watkins snuck the ball under Alisson Becker.
The hosts thought they’d equalised when Roberto Firmino found the net in the first half but Diogo Jota’s elbow or shirt sleeve or whatever was deemed to be offisde.
The second half saw Mo Salah restore parity when he pounced on a rebound.
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The winner came late with Trent Alexander-Arnold curling one past the keeper in the 91st mintue.
Roberto Firmino v Aston Villa
This weekend saw a much improved Roberto Firmino playing Aston Villa.
The Brazilian has come in for some criticism in recent weeks for some ineffective showings.
One moment stood for many fans, the moment when the forward plucked the ball from the sky with an excellent first touch.
Even Jamie Carragher was astounded by the striker’s control, letting out a shriek.
Twitter drools over Firmino
Plenty of fans were impressed by the striker’s control.
He does always have these moments of magic in him but they have just been few and far between in recent weeks and months.
Some fans believe he deserves to keep his place, others were just mesmerised.