Early Doors

Overreaction Theatre: He’s Suarez, Messi and Ronaldo rolled into one!

Early Doors

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After the sale of Luis Suarez, Liverpool were written off. They’d lost their best player by a country mile, and all those new signings would struggle to gel.

While they weren’t entirely convincing against Southampton, at least they won, and at least Raheem Sterling did well in place of Suarez.

As always, some went a little too far though…

Fortunately, other fans kept their feet fixed on the ground…

It’s not just Liverpool fans who got a little over-excited on Sunday. Despite losing 2-0 at home to Manchester City, Newcastle United had plenty to be positive about, with their new signings impressing in defeat. Some went a touch too far though…

As for City? Never has an impressive 2-0 win been greeted with such antipathy.

The ever-garrulous Paddy Power Twitter PR flacks came up with a practical suggestion to liven things up:

While City's celebrity fake blogger found something to get excited.

We'll go back to Anfield for the last word though, as poor Shane Long got all manner of grief for a shocking miss. After Morgan Schneiderlin’s shot was tipped on to the bar by Simon Mignolet, the £12m striker (yes, Shane Long cost £12m), somehow contrived to head wide from six yards.

Poor Shane.

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