Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored an absolutely stunning goal to put Liverpool 2-0 up in the Champions League quarter-final at Anfield on Wednesday night and send their fans into delirium.
The 24-year-old, who signed from Arsenal for £34million in the summer, has had a stuttering start to his Liverpool career, but there have been signs recently that he’s finding his feet.
And he paid back a huge chunk of his transfer fee tonight with a thunderbolt of a strike that rifled past the Man City goalie before he knew what was happening, after Mohamed Salah had opened the scoring.
It stunned Man City, who were the favourites going into the game and who had started brightly.
It got worse as well, with a Sadio Mane goal making the half-time score an almost unbelievable 3-0 to Liverpool.
And, although there’s a long way to go, it gives Liverpool a huge advantage with a quarter of the two-legged quarter-final gone.
Here are the best reactions from Liverpool fans to the Ox wonder-strike:
Oxlade Chamberlain never made it to the quarter finals of the champions league while playing for arsenal.
Now he’s scoring screamers in the Quater Finals with Liverpool HAHAHA pic.twitter.com/wyIL1XSdHy
— ???????????? (@TheSalahEra) April 4, 2018
For someone who spent years not knowing what a quarter final in the Champions League looked like Oxlade-Chamberlain has acquitted himself wonderfully.
— The Vanilla Gorilla (@MrFredGuest) April 4, 2018
— Nic Mason (@MrNickMason) April 4, 2018
Oxlade-Chamberlain done a Gerrard with that goal ????#ynwa
— Amy (@Amy_Lfc) April 4, 2018
WEVE GOT ALEX OXLADE CHAMBERLAIN
— Sandesh Pereira (@the_deshboard2) April 4, 2018
Wow Oxlade-Chamberlain! 2-0 you'll never walk alone #LIVMCI
— Matthew (@Matthew107RM) April 4, 2018
Common Liverpool 2-0 Oxlade u are amazing @LFC
— Angel .J Fonseca .P (@Fonseka_18) April 4, 2018
Remember the game against Arsenal when oxlade chamberlain last played for them? How bad he was? Completely different player tonight
— Lee Tom Docherty (@leetomdocherty) April 4, 2018
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