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AFCON 2021: Why I Told Salah I Put The Penalty At The Right Side – Mane

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Liverpool striker and Senegal forward have revealed the reason why he told Mohammed Salah the direction he will put the penalty in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final.

Mane’s missed penalty kept his team in a goalless draw in their AFCON final match again Egypt.

Salah looked to give his colleague some advice before to the save, with Mane joining in the conversation.

Mane detailed the banter between him and his Liverpool teammate in an interview with Que Golazo on YouTube.

“Why did you come to visit the goalkeeper?” Salah inquired. ‘No, because you’ve been talking to him, and I’m sure you’re going to play mind games, so I’m going to play mind games as well,’ I responded.

“I saw him chatting and I’m sure he wasn’t saying much, so I figured he was just playing mind games, so I said, ‘Mo, I’ll put it in the right side, tell him I’ll put it in the right side.’

 

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