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Premier League champion Liverpool crushed by Aston Villa (7-2)

Liverpool, reigning English champion was thrashed by Aston Villa (7-2) for the fourth day of the Premier League at Villa Park on Sunday.

During tonight’s match nothing seemed to go in the Reds favour, Liverpool were down 4-1 at the break with a hat-trick from Ollie Watkins.

Even Jürgen Klopp was seen laughing on the sidelines after the 6th goal of Jack Grealish (6-2, 66th), the third scored by the Birmingham club on a shot deflected by a defender of the Reds.

Such a huge defeat was unheard of since 1963 for the Reds. Liverpool had not conceded 7 goals in the league since a loss by the same score against Tottenham back in 1963 and, never, an outgoing English champion had not received 7 goals since a 7-1 conceded by Arsenal at Sunderland in 1953.

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It’s the first time ever both Liverpool and Man Utd have conceded 6 plus goals on the same day, as Manchester United slid to a second home defeat in as many games, after an embarrassing 6-1 loss against Tottenham on Sunday.

Liverpool, who had won their first 3 matches, is in 5th place in the standings.


Here is how Twitter reacts to tonight’s match:

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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