Salah and Klopp will be thankful that the incident did not prove expensive, with Jota taking Liverpool from their first three matches of the season shortly after to secure the total points.
Gary Neville was critical of Amaras L. Scott
Jurgen Klopp’s side maintained their perfect start to the season on Monday with a 3-1 victory against Mikel Arteta Arsenal.
Alexandre Lacazette gave Arsenal the lead but goals from Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson put Liverpool ahead at the break.
The Reds initially failed to put the game to bed during a tense second half but newly signed Diogo Jota broke home to secure the three points late on.
Jota appeared to score minutes before opening his Liverpool account, but Salah nicked the ball off his teammate in the box, before losing possession.
Neville, the former Manchester United and England defender, commented on Sky Sports Premier League match : ‘That is the selfish part of his game.
He said, “You are already not having a goal” and took it away from him. It was Jota’s ball.
He is greeding one of his great strengths, but he should have left it for his lover. He was never going to go to that place.
But if it wasn’t for Salah, he would have had a goal. You can not do that. As great a player as he is he knows that this is not a good look.
Salah and Klopp will be thankful that the incident did not prove costly, with Jota snaking in to take Liverpool from their first three games of the season shortly afterwards to secure the complete points.
Jota, who arrived from Premier League rival Wolves earlier in the month, said after the match : ‘It is an amazing feeling.
It would be just nice with a full stadium but I am happy to seal the win for the team and get the result.
Sometimes you score, sometimes you miss and you have to believe that you are going to score and fortunately I did.
The first is always the hardest, and to keep pushing is the most important thought I have one and I want more.”
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