Mohamed Salah Mocked For Diving After Blatant Tumble Against Everton
Mohamed Salah has once again come in for criticism for going down too easily as he was accused of diving against Everton.
Just before the hour mark on Saturday - with Liverpool 1-0 down following Richarlison's early strike - Salah was running on to Roberto Firmino's pass.
However after a faint touch from Lucas Digne, Salah dropped dramatically to the turf just outside the Everton area.
Referee Chris Kavanagh was absolutely not interested and let the game go on.
But football fans on twitter were not so willing to let the moment pass, accusing the Liverpool forward of theatrically going to ground too easily once again.
Mandatory Salah dive has finally happened. There really needs to be bookings handed out for diving again, it's actually embarrassing!- Craig (@CraigCharles23) February 20, 2021
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Absolute quality player but loves a dive https://t.co/A7MC6CXtxq- Sam :flag_ye: (@sambo1791) February 20, 2021
Everton eventually triumphed at Anfield - for the first time in 22 years - with a 2-0 Premier League victory, Gylfi Sigurdsson's late penalty sealing a 2-0 win for Carlo Ancelotti's side.
The 28-year-old Egyptian has been accused of going down too easily when merely touched by opponents in recent games.
He's far from the only player to do it. But his high profile and playing for one of the world's biggest clubs mean his actions are now being closely studied by football pundits and fans.
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