In a duel between Liverpool and Manchester United breaks the 73. Minute. After Sadio Mané brought the Reds after 24 minutes in Front and Jesse Lingard cancelled out nine minutes later for the guests, it is 1:1. The home team sets the opponent under pressure.
1:0-scorer Mané tries in the penalty area the Ball from the baseline to play back, but comes via the leg of a United player on goal, and Goalie David de Gea stands at the foot to the front. Shaqiri reacts as quick as a flash, sprinting into the penalty area and hammered the Ball via the leg of an opposing player under the crossbar. The Swiss by his fellow players and the Reds Fans to celebrate. At this point, he was only a good three minutes on the court. Coach Jürgen Klopp had to change the 80-times the International for Naby Keïta.
The move by the German goes on. But that's not enough, because Shaqiri just seven minutes later. The 27-Year-old decides, with its 3:1 the match is final. In Conjunction with Mané, he brings the Ball to the penalty area border, Roberto Firmino. The Brazilian sets over to Mohamed Salah for the perfect template. Again, Shaqiri comes rushing in, pulls up and defeat De Gea, with United's Bailly distract still crucial. Anfield is rocking.
praise from all sides
thanks to Shaqiris double strike – it was his goal of the season four and five, to win the Reds the most prestigious Affiche in the Premier League. You displace Manchester City, which was also indented with a 3:1 home victory (against Everton) on Saturday at the table top, again of rank 1. A point Klopp's Team after 17 rounds before that of Pep Guardiola.
At the press conference after the game says the Liverpool Coach: "And then Xherdan Shaqiri decided the game. Incredible! It was absolutely deserved." In an Interview with the TV channel NBC Klopp emphasized again: "Shaq came in and made his goals the difference." He praises the Swiss and the whole team in the highest tones. "Such a game, I've rarely," adds the 51-Year-old, and emphasizes especially the strong first half of his Reds.
On the official Social Media channels of the club, the match-winner is still hailed as in the media. The "Daily Mirror" writes that "a 13.5-million-pound bargain" was shot down by United. BBC highlights: "Liverpool greets thanks to Shaqiris late double strike back to the top of the table." "The Sun" described his hit as "lucky late double" (happier later double strike).
"YYEEEESSSSS!! SHAQIRI - YOU BEAUTY!!" ????— Liverpool FC (@LFC) 16. December 2018,
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The greeting to Gary Neville
According to the high-quality duel of the midfielder, Sky Sports has been awarded the title of best player. Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher presented him with the trophy, with a broad Grin and the words: "Gary Neville (ManUnited legend; Red.) would give it to you, but he didn't want to come down and in your face look." Shaqiri could not resist a laugh and said cool: "ok, say hi to him." Neville had criticised the Swiss in the past several times, and as lazy and unprofessional.
"@GNev2 what's going to give it to you but he didn't want to come down and face you." ???? the— Sky Sports-Premier League (@SkySportsPL) 16. December 2018,
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Created: 17.12.2018, 07:31 PM