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Riyad Mahrez Caught Using A Phone To Complain To City Bench About Mohamed Salah’s Goal

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Riyad Mahrez Caught Using A Phone To Complain To City Bench About Mohamed Salah’s Goal

Riyad Mahrez wasted no time in grabbing a phone and complaining to the Manchester City bench about Mohamed Salah's first-half goal.

Andy Robertson whipped in a superb cross to the back post where Liverpool star Salah came charging in and smashed home a powerful header.

While questions were raised over the 27-year-old Egyptian winger being onside, Salah's goal stood and Liverpool managed to avoid any more VAR drama at Anfield.

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Mahrez, who was an unused substitute, was caught showing City assistant coach Mikel Arteta and his teammates a replay of the goal.

And some eagle-eyed fans took to social media to question how he managed to use a phone during the match.

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Liverpool put on a superb performance to beat City 3-1 and move nine points clear of the defending Premier League champions.

The Reds successfully put City's weakened backline under pressure and opened the scoring in the sixth minute thanks to a superb long-range effort from Fabinho.

Salah doubled Liverpool's lead in the 13th minute and put Jurgen Klopp's men in a comfortable position before half-time.

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Liverpool started the second half strong and were rewarded when Jordan Henderson picked out Sadio Mane at the back post.

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And the 27-year-old Senegalese winger managed to squeeze the ball past a helpless Claudio Bravo, who started in place of the injured Ederson.

Bernardo Silva struck back for City in the 78th minute, but the defending champions were condemned to a 3-1 defeat at Anfield.

Liverpool, who have won 11 of their opening 12 league matches, have only dropped points in a 1-1 draw to Manchester United last month.

The Reds will return to Premier League action after the international break when they travel to Crystal Palace.

Featured Image Credit: Sky Sports

Topics: Manchester City, Liverpool, Football News, Anfield, Riyad Mahrez, Football, Pep Guardiola, REds, Premier League, Jurgen Klopp

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