Jamie Carragher reacts to Sadio Mane’s goal in Liverpool FC’s 5-0 win over Huddersfield
Liverpool FC legend Jamie Carragher reacts to Sadio Mane's exploits in front of goal
Jamie Carragher admitted he is impressed with Sadio Mane’s ruthlessness with his head after the Liverpool FC forward scored twice in a 5-0 victory over Huddersfield Town on Friday night.
Liverpool FC started the Premier League clash in second place and a point behind Manchester City after the defending champions were 2-0 winners against Manchester United mid-week.
The Merseyside outfit didn’t take long to make the breakthrough after Naby Keita scored his second Premier League goal of the season inside 15 seconds of the top-flight clash.
Mane doubled the home side’s lead when the Senegal international managed to get on the end of Andy Robertson’s cross midway through the first half at Anfield.
Liverpool FC put the result beyond doubt before half-time when Mohamed Salah hoisted a finish into the Huddersfield net to ensure three points for the Reds.
The Senegal international doubled his tally for the night and moved level on goals with Salah on 20 after Mane netted his second of the night with his head.
However, the Egypt international wasn’t to be outdone and netted his second goal to seal a landslide. win.
Former Liverpool FC defender Carragher had his say on Mane’s impressive record in front of goal.
“It was a carbon copy of the goal Liverpool scored against Tottenham,” Carragher told Sky Sports.
“You can’t give Mane that time and space. What a header that is. He has four or five goals with his head. He is a wide player but so often he finds himself in central positions.”
Liverpool FC moved to the top of the Premier League table and two points ahead of Manchester City.
The Reds have never won the Premier League title despite finishing in second place three times.