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Sadio Mane gives Diego Jota a new nickname after his goal against Wolves



Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has given his teammate Diogo Jota a new nickname following his goal in the Reds 1-0 win over Wolves

Jota scored the decisive goal against his former team, Wolves, for Liverpool on Monday night.

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The victory put Jurgen Klopp’s team within five points of the top four, closing the gap between them and Chelsea, who drew 0-0 at Leeds on Saturday.

Jota opened the scoring as Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio struggled to keep out his low shot towards the end of the first half.


It was Jota’s sixth Premier League goal of the season and tenth goal in all competitions in 12 games, his ruthless streak in front of the goal clearly hasn’t gone unnoticed by his teammates like Mane.


Mane, who assisted the goal, shed light on Jota’s new nickname, “@diogoj_18 well done Jogoal,” Mane tweeted.

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The comments section was also flooded with support from Liverpool fans, with many posting the same thing: “Diogoal Jota”.


“Special game. Recupera rapido @rpatricio1,” Jota posted on Instagram after the game, sending his well wishes to his compatriot Patricio following his head injury.

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