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Alan Shearer accuses Sadio Mane of diving to win Liverpool’s penalty in opposition to Leicester Town

‘I believe it is a dive’: Sadio Mane sought touch to win penalty for Liverpool in opposition to Leicester, claims Alan Shearer

  • Sadio Mane received a arguable past due penalty after going to floor in injury-time
  • VAR dominated Marc Albrighton had tripped Mane however Alan Shearer believes he dived
  • Shearer says Mane intentionally made touch with Albrighton’s leg to win pen 

Alan Shearer has accused Sadio Mane of diving to win Liverpool‘s injury-time penalty of their 2-1 win over Leicester Town at Anfield on Saturday.

Mane went to floor within the space underneath power from Marc Albrighton, with referee Chris Kavanagh pointing to the spot. 

VAR upheld Kavanagh’s unique resolution and James Milner transformed from the spot to increase Liverpool’s lead on the best of the desk to 8 issues.

Alan Shearer says Sadio Mane dived to win Liverpool's injury-time equaliser against Leicester

Alan Shearer says Sadio Mane dived to win Liverpool’s injury-time equaliser in opposition to Leicester

James Milner converted from the spot to extend Liverpool's lead at the top to eight points

James Milner transformed from the spot to increase Liverpool’s lead on the best to 8 issues

A brawl unfolded after the game as Leicester vented their frustration at their late defeat

A brawl spread out after the sport as Leicester vented their frustration at their past due defeat

After the sport an indignant brawl spread out between each units of gamers, as Leicester vented their frustration at their past due defeat and Shearer felt they had been proper to really feel aggrieved.

‘I don’t assume it’s a penalty, I believe it’s a dive,’ stated Shearer on Fit of the Day. ‘It’s a touch recreation. Mane takes a marginally in opposition to Albrighton after which makes a decision to move down.’ 

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Shearer’s view echoed the feelings of Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, who stated after the sport that the penalty wasn’t ‘transparent and obtrusive’ and wouldn’t have been given.  

'I don’t think it’s a penalty, I think it’s a dive,' said Shearer on Match of the Day on Saturday

‘I don’t assume it’s a penalty, I believe it’s a dive,’ stated Shearer on Fit of the Day on Saturday

Liverpool had previous taken the lead thru Mane’s cool end on 40 mins however James Maddison appeared to have salvaged some degree for Leicester together with his 80th minute strike.

However Milner’s injury-time penalty denied Rodgers some degree on his first go back to Anfield since he was once sacked through the membership in 2015. 

Victory for Liverpool approach they have got now received 17 consecutive video games and are only one win in need of equalling Manchester Town’s document of 18. 

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