Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has come to the defence of his teammate Mohamed Salah amid accusations that he dived within the sport towards Brighton and Hove Albion, claiming that such allegations are unfair on the participant.
Salah was tackled by Pascal Gross within the field nevertheless it was perceived that the Egyptian went down too simply and that the penalty that gained the sport was a mushy one. Robertson has claimed that such accusations relating to Salah had been unfair on the participant, and the variety of occasions folks do it has come near desperation.
“Each time it occurs, we return, everybody seems to be on the video, and also you go, ‘Properly, it isn’t a dive’,” Robertson instructed UK newspapers, in line with Goal.
“He isn’t that form of participant, so what number of occasions is it going to occur?
“I used to be on the fringe of the field and it was a stonewaller. If individuals are beginning to say Mo has gone down simply, it isn’t truthful.
“The one towards Arsenal, particularly, he obtained clipped thrice. They nonetheless appealed. It’s kind of of desperation.”
This was Salah’s third penalty aim in 4 league video games, bringing the notion that the Egyptian tends to fall too simply within the field. He earned one other penalty within the sport towards Arsenal as nicely, which they gained 5-1.
Liverpool are at present main the Premier League desk, and can play Crystal Palace of their subsequent sport within the league. The Reds can’t afford to drop factors towards any of their opposition as Manchester Metropolis are proper behind them.