Liverpool have now conceded more goals than the rest of the top seven, as Will Ferrell watches on at Anfield

Jurgen Klopp's side have now conceded 27 times after Swansea's 3-2 victory at Anfield

Saturday 21 January 2017 16:24
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Will Ferrell watches Liverpool's 3-2 defeat by Swansea
Will Ferrell watches Liverpool's 3-2 defeat by Swansea

Struggling Swansea's first league win at Anfield blew a huge hole in Liverpool's title ambitions as Fernando Llorente struck twice in a 3-2 victory.

The Swans, bottom of the table before kick-off and without a victory in 15 previous league visits, became the first team since Manchester United a year ago to inflict a home defeat on the Reds.

They did it the hard way as well as after Llorente had put them into a surprise 2-0 lead just after half-time. A double from Roberto Firmino levelled things up, with the visitors indebted once again to Gylfi Sigurdsson for their winner.

Tweet of the match

"All the good work in recent weeks for LFC gone with that spirited display from SwansOfficial. Very poor at the back especially Klavan" - Mick Quinn (mickquinn1089) suggests Liverpool's defence should shoulder some responsibility for the result.

Star man

Fernando Llorente. The Spaniard's goals may be the difference between survival and relegation and while his first was something of a gift his second, a powerful header, was a classic striker's effort.

Fernando Llorente celebrates after scoring his second goal against Liverpool

Data point

Liverpool have conceded more goals (27) in the Premier League this season than any other side currently in the top seven.

In with the crowd

Anchorman in midfield? Hollywood A-lister Will Ferrell made an appearance in the directors' box wrapped up against the cold.

Who’s up next?

Liverpool v Southampton (EFL Cup, Wednesday January 25)

Swansea v Southampton (Premier League, Tuesday January 31)

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