Liverpool goalkeeping coach hailed by Jamie Carragher after key role in Riyad Mahrez’s penalty - football

Liverpool goalkeeping coach hailed by Jamie Carragher after key role in Riyad Mahrez’s penalty



Alisson dived the right way for Riyad Mahrez’s penalty (Picture: Getty)
Jamie Carragher highlighted the role of Liverpool goalkeeping coach John Achterberg after Riyad Mahrez missed a crucial penalty in Manchester City’s goalless draw at Anfield.
Mahrez had a golden opportunity to send City top of the Premier League table after Virgil van Dijk scythed down Leroy Sane inside the box in the 85th minute of the clash.
However, Pep Guardiola’s £60million signing blazed his spot-kick well over Alisson’s bar and both managers had to settle for a point on Merseyside.
More: ShowbizStacey Solomon 'feels sorry' for Seann and Katya after Strictly pair caught snoggingRobin Wright 'becomes worst thing to happen to US' in House of Cards'Eden Hazard tips Chelsea team-mate to become 'one of the best in the world' Mahrez aimed for the top left corner of Alisson’s goal and replays show Liverpool’s goalkeeping coach, Achterberg, instructing the Brazilian to dive in that direction – which he did.
Achterberg was then be seen punching the air in the dugout as Mahrez wasted the chance to end Liverpool’s unbeaten record in the league.

Achterberg is the Goat. Don?t at me pic.twitter.com/4TGGkiQ9BI
— Akki (@Akki_SwagMan) October 7, 2018

Liverpool great Carragher spotted Achterberg’s antics in the dugout and highlighted the unseen work that goes in from backroom staff.
‘When I was up there doing com...
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