“Corner taken quickly… Origi!” are four words that will go down in Liverpool Football Club history.
On the night of May 7, 2019, Jurgen Klopp’s men pulled off the seemingly impossible as they overcame a three-goal deficit to beat Lionel Messi and Co.
Two years after that game, fans still remember it the 78th minute winner to date. In fact, Origi’s dramatic finish against the Catalan giants has been voted Liverpool’s greatest goal of all time.
As part of the club’s 130th anniversary celebrations, behind the scenes, Liverpoolers have chosen a total of 130 incredible goals to compete against.
Submissions 130-11 were then ranked by a panel based on the target’s quality, importance, iconic status, and lasting legacy.
And in the end, the fans had to vote for their top 10. So who was among the best?
🚀| Steven Gerrard’s incredible late FA Cup equalizer against West Ham has been cited as Liverpool’s second-greatest goal of all time. pic.twitter.com/G30kAI0xNb
— The Kopite (@_TheKopite) June 24, 2022
Unsurprisingly, former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard finished second and third with two legendary goals.
The second goal was the a late striker in the 2006 FA Cup final against West Ham, and his header against AC Milan in Istanbul finished third – the header that sparked the most dramatic of all European comebacks.
You can see the rest of the top 10 on Liverpool’s official Twitter page below. Here are some corkers.
The winner is certain 👀⚽
In June we counted our 130 greatest goals as part of the club’s 130th anniversary celebrations!
Here are the best 1️⃣0️⃣ as selected by you… pic.twitter.com/yGc5FN7Yn2
– Liverpool FC (@LFC) June 24, 2022
Earlier this year, Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders explained the team’s tactical approach to their memorable comeback in the Champions League semi-final against Barcelona in a must-see masterclass.
In the in-depth 28-minute video on The Coaches’ Voice YouTube channel, Lijnders talks about Liverpool’s counter-pressing, the match against Lionel Messi and the difference between pressing and chasing.
Put the kettle on, make yourself a nice brew and watch this brilliant analysis from the Netherlands manager, who gives us a glimpse of how the Premier League side approached one of the most feared sides in world football at the time.