1-0 up at half time and everything was looking rosy. But the next 45 minutes were a horror show for Liverpool fans as their side surrendered 3-1 to their Spanish opponents Sevilla in the Europa League final, with the coup de gras applied via a double strike from Jorge Andújar Moreno - aka 'Coke'.
No trophy, no Champions League place next year - it was a difficult night to be a Liverpool fan. And even their ex-players couldn't contain their anger, with this since-deleted tweet from Jamie Carragher summing up their exasperation:
Naturally, anger and sadness are never far away from absolute comedy, and so Twitter proved, as it so often does.
Behold, 10 excellent reactions to either laugh at or laugh with.