The pictures of Liverpool fans welcoming Villarreal's team bus set the scene for a raucous Anfield night
The passionate support of Liverpool's fans was on full display ahead of the second leg of their Europa League tie against Villarreal at Anfield.
Thousands of fans lined the streets as they welcomed the team buses from both sides and set a vivid scene for what promises to be a pulsating night.
The Villarreal team bus was engulfed in smoke from the flares, and swamped by Reds fans, as they gave the Spanish visitors an early taste of a big European night at Anfield.
Liverpool must overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg to reach the Europa League final in Basel on May 18.