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Mo Salah Tried To Pass To Joel Matip After Replacing Him Against Shrewsbury

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Mo Salah Tried To Pass To Joel Matip After Replacing Him Against Shrewsbury

Mo Salah's first appearance at Shrewsbury Town's New Meadow saw him kick the ball out of play for a throw-in following a wayward shot for Chelsea in the League Cup back in 2014.

Tonight, his first touch in a Liverpool shirt at the same ground saw him come up with a similar gaffe when he appeared to pass to Joel Matip, the man who he had just replaced in the 2-2 draw.

Matip was on the side of the pitch walking towards the dugout while play resumed but it seems as though Salah got a little confused when the ball dropped to him.

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Salah's error was reminiscent of the time Renato Sanches passed to a Carabao pitchside advertising board by accident and prompted Swansea City manager Paul Clement to put his head in his hands.

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Images: Premier League
Images: Premier League

But the absolute best one we've ever seen was in November 2016, when Peterborough United's Michael Bostwick passed to a steward.

Posh sported a bright fluorescent green away kit in their win over Northampton and that brought about a bit of difficulty for the midfielder.

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The strip has the identical colours to the typical attire a pitchside steward wears and so when a figure wearing bright Hi-Vis colours was moving near the pitch, Bostwick mistakenly thought one of the stewards was a teammate and passed the ball to him.

He must have wondered why his 'teammate' didn't collect the ball. The ball rolled out of play as Bostwick gave the opposition a throw-in.

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, LFC, Salah, Mo Salah, Joel Matip

Josh Lawless
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