Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Everton FA Cup exit
By Harvey Byrne
Everton were knocked out of the FA Cup against Leicester on Saturday, which brought great delight for Liverpool fans on Twitter.
The Toffees fell to a 2-1 defeat at Goodison Park after taking the lead through Romelu Lukaku on he hour mark.
Nigeria international Ahmed Musa came off the bench to bag two goals for Claudio Ranieri’s men, which means that the Toffees will now go 22 years without lifting the domestic cup.
Liverpool supporters on social media took great joy in seeing their rivals take an early exit from the competition with many mentioning the 22-year drought.
Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:
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— El Kloppo (@FirminoFam) January 7, 2017
— Nathan O Connor (@NathanOC18) January 7, 2017
— Phil Loves Bacon???????? (@PhilHannon) January 7, 2017
— Estella Joyce????????♀️ (@LelJoyce) January 7, 2017
— Jamie (@Metaxa14) January 7, 2017
— mainstand red (@mainstandred) January 7, 2017
Liverpool have been drawn against League Two outfit Plymouth in the cup with the two sides set to play at Anfield on Sunday.
Unlike their rivals the Reds last won the competition in 2006 after a 3-3 draw went to penalties against West Ham.
Jurgen Klopp is yet to have won any silverware during his time in charge of the Merseyside giants, but he has made the Europa League and League Cup finals since taking charge in October.
He will be keen to win his first trophy soon, but Liverpool are also in the League Cup semi-final as well as sitting in second in the Premier League.
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