Watch: Was Mohamed Salah unhappy with Liverpool’s winning goal vs PSG?

first_imgMohamed Salah left people confused during Liverpool’s first Champions League 2018-19 match at Anfield when it felt like he did not celebrate the team’s winning goal.Liverpool beat Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) 3-2 in a scintillating contest that was open till the very last moment.It was Roberto Firmino who scored the winning goal in the stoppage time sending the Anfield and Jurgen Klopp into a frenzy.However, replays of Klopp’s celebration showed Salah at the back throwing his bottle at the bench and most people were left confused as to why he would not celebrate the moment.Is it just me or does Mo Salah look upset that Firmino has just scored the winner. Pretty selfish tbh pic.twitter.com/KOCjgAp53UMatt Richter (@richtermatt3) September 18, 2018Salah, who was Liverpool’s standout player last season across competitions, has struggled to impact matches the way this season.In the six matches he has played so far in the Premier League and the Champions League, Salah has found the back of the net only twice and has two assists to his name.During Tuesday’s game against PSG, Salah looked tentative and vulnerable and he even failed to exude confidence when he had the ball.Read – Roberto Firmino’s winner helps Liverpool edge past PSGIn the 58th minute of the match, Salah scored a disallowed goal, where PSG got a free kick as Sturridge caught goalkeeper Alphonse Areola in an unpleasant area.The referee halted the celebrations of the goal with a whistle for the foul, which many felt was wrong and Salah was left wanting.advertisementIn fact, the second goal that PSG scored through Kylian Mbappe in the 83rd minute came after Salah had lost the ball by trying to make a cross pass.Eventually Salah was substituted by Xherdan Shaqiri in the 86th minute of the match and he was on the bench when Firmino scored the winner.Firmino also made it to the field as a substitute in the 72nd minute since he suffered an eye injury during Liverpool’s Premier League win over Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend.Firmino even celebrated his goal covering his injured eye perhaps giving a homage to the eye.Just after the match, people took to Twitter to question Salah’s reaction and people surprisingly asked whether Salah was truly not happy as seen in the video.What’s @MoSalah doing here?!?! https://t.co/MWiLqtGZg8Lil Leme® (@jdavidleme) September 18, 2018Whys @MoSalah not happy pic.twitter.com/g9VDAf4k6DHerbs41 (@Herbs412) September 18, 2018Odd reaction from @MoSalah to #LFC #Firmino #ChampionsLeague winning goal! pic.twitter.com/fcdl2Ik6KrRob Gormley (Rob G) (@radiorobg) September 18, 2018However, some moments later, another clip emerged on the social media where Salah could be seen raising his hands in celebration as soon as the goal was scored, seconds before throwing down his bottle.#Salah “not” celebrating #Firmino’s goal. Haters will say anything to ruin the night. #LFC pic.twitter.com/SV0DD2YlcBThanos Zed (@RVRThanos) September 18, 2018That scene was 10 seconds post bobby’s goal. Here’s a still of mo celebrating. pic.twitter.com/hd7gyRgaHCDipson Bikram Shahi (@DipsonMellows) September 18, 2018He did celebrate be4 that reaction pic.twitter.com/WsPPCFgNuABenarfa (@Benarfa070) September 18, 2018Former Manchester City player Terry Phelan, while speaking as an analyst for the official broadcaster in India, said that clip showed nothing but that Salah “is a spoilt brat. That’s not a team player.”Even as opinions were divided over the two clips regarding Salah’s reaction to Liverpool’s winning goal, the “Egyptian King” surely became one of the biggest talking points of a match that put top-class football on display.last_img

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