What did Mohamed Salah say to David Luiz after winning a penalty during Liverpool’s match vs Arsenal in their Premier League match last night.
Liverpool continued their raging form against Arsenal last night when they beat the Gunners 3-1 at Anfield last night. The Reds dominated the Premier League encounter through a brace from Mohamed Salah.
One of his two goals came through a penalty. After the Reds received the spot kick the Egyptian King was seen having a chat with David Luiz. Many wondered what the two players were talking about. David Luiz has now spoken about the conversation he had with Salah.
What did Mohamed Salah say to David Luiz after winning a penalty during Liverpool’s match vs Arsenal?
Luiz whose shirt pulling of the Egyptian led to the spot kick. However, the Brazilian believes that he was unfairly fouled.
“Yes, I think it is. You cannot take out from the players, it is just a reflex,” Luiz told Arsenal.com in response to being asked if it was a penalty. “When I turned, I see that I was taking and so I took off [my hand from Salah’s shirt].
“I spoke with Mo and he said ‘I didn’t feel you touch me, that’s why I didn’t go down to the floor’ but now with the VAR, you cannot see the power so it is difficult for the referees
“He saw the shirt like that, but I don’t know. It’s difficult for them so I cannot complain with their efforts because it is difficult for them too. If you play with an extra-large shirt now, there could be a penalty every time.
“It’s interpretation, so I think if you pull someone with power and you change his strength to go to the ball, it’s different. It was just a reflex but that’s it, it made the penalty and after that he gave me the yellow.
“So, on the third goal I could not make the foul and put my team in trouble with 10 men. So, I think it conditioned my game a bit after that and it was more difficult.
It all depends on VAR’s interpretation
“Yes, but if I pull your shirt like that and if you put your hand like that, it’s different, the power is different,” he added. “That’s what I said.
“In VAR it is difficult for them, they cannot see the power, so if I pull like this [gives demonstration] it’s more power than just like this. So, it depends on the interpretation, like I said.
“But if you see the shirt going like that it’s also difficult for the referee to say it is not a penalty. That’s why I don’t judge him and complain against him. I’m just saying my view. “The reflex is in one second you turn; you do and you take out. But it’s like that, football is like that. We have to look forward.
“I spoke with Mo, he’s my friend and he said he didn’t feel that.
“But that’s football. Football is like that.”
Mohamed Salah and David Luiz may be friends off the pitch but on the field, they were rivals regardless. The Liverpool star coolly dispatched the ball behind the net to notch up his first goal of the night before adding another through a phenomenal solo effort.
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