Liverpool’s official Twitter account produced a rather scintillating one-word riposte to a jibe from a Man Utd fan account on Sunday, with the Merseysiders’ response coming after their Mancunian rivals had lost 3-1 away to Watford.
‘The United Stand’ account originally Tweeted about Liverpool on Friday after Jurgen Klopps’ side had beaten Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, cheekily belittling the Reds’ title hopes…
Big thanks to Liverpool for beating one of our title rivals. Another three points towards your battle for 6th#MUFC
— The United Stand (@UnitedStandMUFC) September 16, 2016
However, after Jose Mourinho’s side produced a limp, losing display at Vicarage Road on Sunday afternoon, the Liverpool social media team were quick to hit back, with this minimalist, but cutting reply…
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 18, 2016
Liverpool currently find themselves in 6th place in the Premier League tabel, one place and one point above United. And while it’s very, very early days, it’s the Merseysiders who are starting to look more like genuine title contenders than the Red Devils.
Whatever happens, let’s hope this kind of social media jousting continues for the rest of the season!