Shay Given Was Too Busy Enjoying His Meal To Enjoy Mo Salah's Goal

Shay Given has become an internet session after he was seen scoffing down a mid match meal whilst on television duty as Mo Salah smashed in Liverpool's second goal against Chelsea on Sunday.

Liverpool's game against Chelsea on Sunday had a real big match feel to it. Pre match all the talk was on title challenges past and present, on the huge history between the two clubs and on the Blues being the last big hurdle for the Reds.

Jurgen Klopp's side were desperate to put to bed the demons of five years ago when Steven Gerrard's famous slip was the beginning of the end of their title hopes.

Fortunately for the home side they weren't met with a Chelsea team set up anywhere near as defensively minded as the Jose Mourinho side that turned up at Anfield in 2014.

It did take Liverpool till the second half to break the deadlock but once Sadio Mane scored in the 51st minute it took Mo Salah just two minutes to double the lead with an absolute worldie.

The Egyptian cut inside from the right wing and smashed a brilliant shot past Kepa to the delight of everyone, well nearly everyone. Shay Given, in the studio for the Premier League's global audience, was shown to be too busy enjoying his meal to bother reacting and barely even looked up at the screen:

The former Manchester City goalkeeper gives a little glance to see who scored before continuing to chow down as Ian Wright and Steve McManaman lose their shit over the goal.

People thought that Given was eating steak but it seems he was eating a poor attempt at joke, 'Chicken Mo Salah' - I mean that doesn't really sound like Chicken Salad at all:

After Liverpool went 2-0 up Maurizio Sarri decided to change tactics and put Gonzalo Higuain up front and moved Eden Hazard back on to the wing.

The move worked amd Hazard had two very good chances to bring Sarri's side back into the game but hit the post on one attempt and found Kepa on the second one.

Winning put Klopp's side back on top of Manchester City in the title race, after Pep Guardiola's side had beaten Crystal Palace earlier in the day, with the defending champions still having a game in hand.

Ryan Sidle

Ryan is a writer for SPORTbible. He covers all sport from football, formula one, cricket, rugby, tennis, athletics, mma and wrestling. He obviously hates YOUR football team and has no interest in synchronised swimming.

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