(Video) Manchester City Players Being Furious With Virgil Van Dijk After Mohamed Salah’s Penalty
In the Reds Community Shield victory over City, during Mohamed Salah’s penalty. Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk attempted to anger Manchester City players.
At the King Power Stadium on Saturday, the Reds defeated Pep Guardiola’s side 3-1 to win the yearly season opener. Salah’s penalty kick gave the Reds the lead back.
Trent Alexander-Arnold gave Liverpool the lead before Julian Alvarez pulled the Reds level, but Jurgen Klopp’s team was awarded a penalty when Ruben Dias used his hand to deflect Darwin Nunez’s header.
Mo Salah stepped up to covert the spot kick past Edersom, Surprisingly, it was him that the City players had a problem with.
After the celebrations, Ederson sought to roll the ball back to the centre circle so that his team could immediately kick off.
Van Dijk, who was on his way over to Salah and the rest of his teammates, decided to boot the ball high into the stands.
While Bernardo Silva protested with the referee Craig Pawson regarding van Dijk’s behaviour, Rodri attempted to confront the Dutch international.
Reds fans have taken to social media to react to the incident
One person said: “We can’t take him anywhere man.”
Another put: “Is that Rodri pretending he would get in van Dijk’s face?”
A third tweeted: “Bernardo the little grass went straight to the referee.”
While someone added: “No City player would dare to challenge him.”
Liverpool’s new signing Darwin Nunez scored the Red’s third and final goal to give the Merseyside a convincing victory she’d of the new season.
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