Liverpool will take on Aston Villa a week on Sunday at Wembley…
Daniel Sturridge was one of the first Liverpool players to celebrate tonight’s victory on social media, posting a short Twitter message less than hour after the full-time whistle against Blackburn Rovers.
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Philippe Coutinho scored the only goal at Ewood Park in an impressive all round performance from the Reds, one that will come as a huge relief to players and supporters alike after a difficult run of results.
Sturridge had a quiet evening as the focal point of the attack but will be pleased to have got another 85 minutes under his belt on his comeback from injury.
The 25-year-old missed the recent England games against Lithuania and Italy due to a hip problem and was only used as a substitute against Arsenal last weekend.
However, he was in from the start tonight and was only replaced late on by Rickie Lambert, as the Reds opted for a more aerially dominating target man in the closing stages.
Here’s what he had to say…
— Daniel Sturridge (@D_Sturridge) April 8, 2015