Mohamed Salah went down below a problem within the early second half
On Wednesday Liverpool had been awarded a penalty when Mohamed Salah went down below Pail Dummett’s problem. It appeared as if the Newcastle full-back pulled Salah’s shoulder, though precisely how a lot contact there was is up for debate. Nonetheless, referee Craig Pawson pointed to the spot and Salah slotted dwelling from 12 yards.
Newcastle had been solely a objective behind at that time, and after the sport, Benitez identified that the ‘gentle’ choice had squandered any probability his facet had as they had been defeated Four-Zero. He mentioned:
“The gentle penalty within the sport made the distinction, we had been within the sport at 1-Zero at half-time, however after we conceded the second objective it was harder for us to react towards an excellent workforce.”
The Salah penalty highlights a consistency subject that annoys many. Only a few days in the past, Kenedy was held down when leaping for a ball. The apparent answer can be to introduce VAR. Using video replays will give officers extra data and time to make the right choice.
Mohamed Salah won’t face FA motion for incident which led to penalty throughout @LFC’s win over @NUFC on Boxing Day. #SSN pic.twitter.com/AxBJgPDE1T
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Mo Salah will face no punishment for the alleged dive, as FA officers determined to take no motion after reviewing the footage because it didn’t meet the brink for a disciplinary cost to be introduced. The Egyptian would have confronted an automated two-game ban had he been discovered responsible of conning the referee.
It marked the primary penalty Liverpool have been awarded within the league at Anfield in 424 days since Salah missed in a Three-Zero win over Huddersfield in October 2017.
His conversion on this event means he now sits on 15 targets throughout all competitions to date this season in his bid to comply with up a unprecedented 44-goal 2017/2018 marketing campaign.
With Arsenal and Man Metropolis to return over the subsequent two weeks, Klopp will probably be grateful to have his no.11.
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