Liverpool’s remarkable comeback victory against Leicester City inevitably did not please former Foxes man Gary Lineker.
The Match of the Day presenter underlined his love for football in a tweet whilst acknowledging his disappointment with the penalty shootout defeat with the caption: ‘I love football, but every now and then I hate it.’
I love football, but every now and then I hate it.
— Gary Lineker 💙💛 (@GaryLineker) December 22, 2021
The Reds had looked destined for a blowout at home at the hands of Brendan Rodgers’ men who started brilliantly courtesy of two Jamie Vardy goals in the opening 15 minutes of the clash.
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Our opposition on the night can certainly have no complaints about the manner of the defeat, however, after naming a strong XI against a fundamentally changed Liverpool outfit.
A superb shift in the second-half more than made up for our first 45 failings, with goals from Diogo Jota and Taki Minamino sending Anfield into a frenzy ahead of the penalty shootout.
Securing our place in the semi-finals, we have another meeting with Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal to look forward to in the semi-finals of the competition, with Chelsea facing off against Tottenham.
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