Tonight Liverpool kicked off their Champions League campaign against AC Milan tonight. The Reds edged a close game, one worthy of the two clubs’ folklore. Twitter was left stunned by Liverpool star Jordan Henderson after his goal v AC Milan.
Liverpool 3-2 AC Milan
Two of the European Cups’ most decorated sides faced off on Merseyside tonight.
Trent Alexander-Arnold opened the scoring early on in the first half.
The Reds remained on top until they weren’t, AC Milan turned the tide towards the end of the half.
Ante Rebic and Brahim Diaz bagged goals moments from the halftime whistle.
The Reds responded in the second half, Mo Salah and Jordan Henderson netted a goal each to break AC Milan hearts.
The comeback was reminiscent of the Miracle of Istanbul when the Reds turned over an historic deficit.
Jordan Henderson goal v AC Milan
What a moment.
Jordan Henderson netted a goal v AC Milan which echoed an iconic Steven Gerrard moment.
Everyone mentioned it, Peter Crouch was all too happy to make the comparison during the post match.
Fans picked up on it as well.
The goal brought to the mind images of Steven Gerrard against Olympiakos.
It’s safe to say that fans were wowed by the midfielder’s strike against AC Milan.