Liverpool’s win over Dortmund sets new Twitter record in UK

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Liverpool twice came from two goals down to stun Borussia Dortmund with a 4-3 win at Anfield, securing the Reds a place in the Europa League semifinals.

The match will go down in history as a defining win for manager Jurgen Klopp against his former club, but it has already earned a place in the record books.

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According to Twitter statistics, 56,000 tweets-per-minute were published regarding the match at the final whistle, while 53,000 tweets-per-minute came in when Dejan Lovren scored his stoppage time winner.

Based on those numbers, the Liverpool match is now responsible for two of the three most tweeted about events in the U.K in 2016. Adele’s win at the BRIT Awards comes in at No. 2 with 55,000 tweets-per-minute.

Danny Welbeck‘s late winner over Leicester in February ranks fourth.