THE LIVERPOOL team bus caught fire as it made its way into Anfield for Sunday's match against Wolves.
There was an electric atmosphere outside the ground as the bus rolled through a cloud of red smoke.
But a photo taken by one of the supporters in attendance showed a small fire on the roof of the vehicle.
The burning had created a small hole just beneath the club crest but the players and staff were unaffected.
Thousands of fans had gathered outside the ground to greet the Reds on their arrival – as has been a custom for big Liverpool games in recent years.
Supporters created quite the atmosphere with raucous singing as many held up flags and flares to mark the momentous occasion.
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But despite the support Jurgen Klopp's men got off to the worst start imaginable as Pedro Neto fired the visitors in front inside three minutes.
The Reds need a win to be crowned Premier League champions and hope Manchester City slip up at home to Aston Villa.
The Kop was also a spectacular sight ahead of kick-off with the Anfield faithful waving their boys off to Paris next week for the Champions League final.
It was also the first home game since Liverpool lifted the FA Cup last weekend after beating Chelsea.
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