How Twitter reacted to Wolves’ Emirates FA Cup heroics
Wolverhampton Wanderers have produced an almighty Emirates FA Cup shock in defeating Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield.
Paul Lambert’s side are 18th in the Championship table but they belied their pre-match odds to see off their Premier League opponents and emerge triumphant following a gripping Fourth Round encounter.
And as you’d expect, Twitter has exploded!
The afternoon got off to the perfect start for the Old Gold with Richard Stearman scoring a rare goal after just 53 seconds…
Richard Stearman with his first goal for 1,013 days (vs. Leyton Orient.)
— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) January 28, 2017
Andreas Weimann then made it 2-0 before half-time with an ice cool finish.
Andreas Weimann scores his first Wolves goal with a no-look finish on his first start. pic.twitter.com/hJfLMkQ5s8
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) January 28, 2017
3 – Andreas Weimann has scored in three of his last four appearances at Anfield (two for Aston Villa and one for Wolves). Flourish.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 28, 2017
Divorck Origi pulled one back late on to set-up a tense finale.
GOAL! Liverpool have pulled one back (Origi) Is a comeback on the cards?!
— TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) January 28, 2017
What do you think a certain high-profile absentee is making of Liverpool’s poor run of form?
— Football Tips (@footballtips) January 28, 2017
The Reds’ rivals have been quick to rub it in.
Klopp has a worse win rate 48% than David Moyes did at Man Utd 52%#LIVWOL
I say KLOPP in!!!#KLOPPIN.
— ⚽️UNITED-ROAD⚽️ (@DaysUnited) January 28, 2017
But enough of all that. Let’s turn our attention back to the day’s heroes.
Wolves goalkeeper Harry Burgoyne has made 20 appearances in his entire career, 18 of those coming in non-league football… #LIVWOL
— UNILAD Football (@UNILADFooty) January 28, 2017
Scenes. In answer to the question below, Wolves were as big as 12/1 pre-match!
Wow ? what odds were Wanderers before kick-off? ⚽ Liverpool 0-2 Wolves #LIVWOL
— Leigh Sadler (@Sadler08) January 28, 2017
And finally, let’s revel in the creation of more magical Emirates FA Cup memories.
— Dominic Davies (@DominicDavies5) January 28, 2017
Here’s some alternative magic…
Paul Lambert even beating Klopp in the pashun stakes. What an upset. The magic of the cup
— Gomez Savage (@GomezApe_) January 28, 2017
All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing