Manchester United fans have been mercilessly trolling Liverpool and their manager Jurgen Klopp after knocking them out of the FA Cup at Old Trafford this evening.
The Peoples Person is a serious news outlet but after the Red Devils climbed six points clear of Liverpool at the top of the Premier League, grabbed a point at Anfield and won today, the reporting of a little light-hearted fun and banter is probably in order.
The first tweet relates to Liverpool’s Andy Robertson, who could only try to distract Mason Greenwood by shouting when he went clear through on goal against him for United’s first.
Jurgen Klopp’s defensive tactics ???? pic.twitter.com/kqFC16hocC
Many fans also found it funny that Klopp had been complaining that Bruno Fernandes is given too many penalties and yet this evening, he scored from a free kick instead:
Jurgen Klopp criticised Bruno Fernandes for scoring penalties.
— FootballFunnys (@FootballFunnnys) January 24, 2021
Despite Liverpool’s success under the German, some fans – even ESPN – were keen to point out that they still have not won at Old Trafford.
Jurgen Klopp still hasn't won a game at Old Trafford ????♂ pic.twitter.com/V4xzNjNeD4
— ESPN UK (@ESPNUK) January 24, 2021
It was a hard fought affair and some of the tackles coming in from Liverpool that went unpunished were shocking, something that Klopp tends to make a fuss of when it happens to his players:
— Fat Toasty (@FatToasty) January 24, 2021
Other funnies included the following:
Klopp is currently writing his post match notes in human excrement on the changing room walls ????
— Jay Motty (@JayMotty) January 24, 2021
What will Klopp blame today? Man United tactics? The referee? VAR? The weather? Lack of fans? Schooled by Ole. On we go, well fought win. #MUFC
— Nora Calder (@NoraUtd) January 24, 2021
I can hear Klopp crying and I am in New Delhi. ????
— Anshumaan Singh???????? (@Anshuma53910317) January 24, 2021
Rhys Williams Vs. United (A) | FA Cup 2020/2021 | Who needs Van Dijk? ???? | Klopp’s super soldier? | 1080p pic.twitter.com/PjYLmUWxkZ
— Shay (@NoodleHairSZN) January 24, 2021
Not bad for a so called PE teacher
— UTFR ???????? (@ManUtd_HQ) January 24, 2021
Is it me or is everyone laughing at Klopp ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? ???? pic.twitter.com/8ahMhsifnn
— JustAskKev™️ (@JustAskKev) January 24, 2021
How many games without a win Klopp? pic.twitter.com/4JrT1OX70Z
— ً (@SakaxTierney) January 24, 2021
It was a great night for United fans, who have had little to cheer and laugh about in recent seasons and who have had to endure the endless taunts of Liverpool fans during their struggles.
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