Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and diving

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and diving

Mohamed Salah just can’t win.  The Liverpool forward is accused by many of being a diver, some even go to the lengths of creating videos to highlight these dives when in reality they flag a number of fouls. The fact remains, however, he has wrongly received this tag that he’s unable to shake. And while it’s fans who push this narrative, it’s one that is heard across the world via social media.  Yet in the Champions League clash with Napoli, …
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: What went wrong?

Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: What went wrong?

An opportunity missed or an effective free hit? Liverpool fans have been left with mixed emotions after watching their side struggle to a draw against Leicester yet extend their lead over Manchester City in the process. The Reds had looked on course to breeze to a seven-point margin after Sadio Mane curled them in front in the third minute and they proceeded to totally dominate the first quarter of the contest. But with halftime beckoning, they were made to pay for …
PSG 2-1 Liverpool: What went wrong?

PSG 2-1 Liverpool: What went wrong?

It may be Liverpool's fourth season under Jurgen Klopp, but still the Reds insist upon doing it the hard way. A gut-wrenching defeat at PSG means their European ambitions hinge on the meeting with Napoli in a fortnight's time. Fail to deliver in that one, and Klopp's side face the horror of Europa League football. The German has seemingly traded flair for pragmatism this season, but the first-half display was more jittery than it was level-headed. James Milner's penalty offered …