Liverpool fans give Loris Karius standing ovation in pre-season friendly

first_img Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars 2 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 👏 @LorisKarius 👏— This Is Anfield (@thisisanfield) August 7, 2018Karius later thanked the Anfield faithful for his warm reception.It was a moment which pleased manager Jurgen Klopp as much as his side’s performance.“I was not surprised to be honest but as a human being I was hoping for it and I loved it,” the boss said following the game.“We showed tonight a really nice face and that helps, not only Loris but the others as well that they see this is a very special place.“It was a really big gesture.” Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REVEALED RANKED Liverpool fans showed Loris Karius that all is forgiven for his Champions League final horror show, as they gave the goalkeeper a warm reception on his return to Anfield. Karius played the second-half of Tuesday night’s 3-1 victory over Torino in the Reds’ final pre-season fixture.It would have be understandable if supporters were still sour after his two costly mistakes in last season’s Champions League final against Real Madrid, but they instead gave him a rousing welcome.Karius’ error-strewn displays have seen him replaced by £67million signing Alisson as the Liverpool’s number one.But, when replacing the Brazilian at the break, supporters threw their support behind the young German in a display of real class. Summer signings Alisson, Fabinho, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri all made their Anfield debuts for Liverpool, with Swiss forward Shaqiri impressing with an assist for Daniel Sturridge to score the third goal after Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum has found the net for the hosts.Liverpool’s Premier League campaign begins at home against West Ham on Sunday. How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures shining 2 silverware Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won smart causal huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade REVEALED possible standings Latest Liverpool news on talkSPORT.comlast_img read more