Coming from a humiliating 0-2 defeat to West Ham and injury blows of key players like Sturridge, Henderson, Sakho, Origi, Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool had a big task cut out for them before facing Stoke City in Stoke’s own backyard. But, thanks to a lively first half performance and Jordon Ibe’s goal, Liverpool saw the better of Stoke 1-0. Liverpool also had two strong penalty appeals turned down after Joe Allen and Clyne was pulled down in Stoke box. The match will be seen as disappointing despite winning, because key players Philippe Coutinho, Dejan Lovren and at last Kolo Toure pulled their hamstrings and limped off the game.

However, two unlikely players, Kolo Toure and Joe Allen put up solid performances and twitter hailed them, or rather trolled them in really funny way. Here are the funniest best tweets