Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has clarified comments he appeared to make about Manchester United’s players following the Reds’ 4-0 hammering of their rivals on Tuesday night. Salah scored a brace in the Premier League fixture which saw Jurgen Klopp’s side go top of the division.
The Egyptian had not scored from open play in 12 appearances for club and country before United travelled to Anfield, but two wonderfully taken goals ended his longest drought in a Liverpool shirt. He collected Sadio Mane’s excellent pass to slot past David De Gea for his first, and then clipped an effort over the Spaniard to complete the scoring late in the second half.
Salah was interviewed by broadcasters after the game and appeared to criticise United’s players for ‘making it easy’ for Liverpool. United’s performance was widely condemned, including by former captain Gary Neville who was on commentary duty for Sky Sports.
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