Hawk-Eye reveals Roberto Firmino’s 77th-minute strike was ONE centimetre away from crossing the goalline earlier than Marc Albrighton cleared… however Brazilian had the final chuckle by heading in 9 minutes later
- Liverpool beat Leicester 3-0 on Sunday with Roberto Firmino scoring the third
- The Brazilian was denied a aim earlier within the recreation by aim line expertise
- Replays confirmed that Firmino was one centimetre away from claiming the aim
- Crew-mate James Milner described the 29-year-old as ‘the unluckiest man alive’
Purpose line expertise denied Roberto Firmino a aim for Liverpool towards Leicester on Sunday – by claiming his was one centimetre away from crossing the road.
The Brazilian striker ran clear on aim within the 77th minute however hit the submit at his preliminary try, however the effort fell kindly to the Liverpool man whose rebounded strike was cleared off the road by Marc Albrighton earlier than Sadio Mane hit the submit once more.
The video expertise claimed that Firmino’s second effort was ten millimeters away from being a aim, with the dwell replay of the assault exhibiting how shut the ball was from crossing the aim line.
Purpose line expertise denied Roberto Firmino a aim by saying it was one centimetre on the road
Firmino (left) had a second-half effort cleared off the road by Marc Albrighton (proper) at Anfield
It seemed prefer it was going to be a irritating second-half for the Brazilian, who had hit the Leicester Metropolis submit on the Kop Finish earlier within the match from shut vary.
However Firmino did find yourself on the scoresheet 4 minutes from time as he headed dwelling James Milner’s nook and celebrated with an enormous sigh of aid.
Sky Sports activities pundits Freddie Ljungberg and Patrice Evra revealed they each celebrated Firmino’s aim as they felt sorry for the 29-year-old’s luck in entrance of aim on Sunday evening.
Replays confirmed how shut the Liverpool striker was to scoring within the 77th minute of the sport
Firmino put his rotten luck within the match behind him by scoring the ultimate aim within the 3-0 win
Ljungberg mentioned: ‘You felt sorry for him the entire recreation. He had an issue with scoring however all of us celebrated when he scored.
‘What did he have to do to attain? It is not what I would say I like about Liverpool however its good to see everybody have fun with him and it is a household soccer membership and as an United ex participant (chatting with Evra), you must give credit score to Liverpool.’
Former Manchester United defender Evra added: ‘After I see Firmino rating, I’m completely satisfied as a result of he is been struggling.
Firmino (left) celebrated with an enormous sigh of aid after hitting the woodwork twice at Anfield
Sky pundits Freddie Ljungberg and Patrice Evra each celebrated Firmino’s aim on Sunday
‘They ship when the supervisor wants him. I should be drained celebrating his aim.’
Firmino’s team-mates embraced him after he scored Liverpool’s third of the sport with a few of them noticing his misfortune in entrance of aim.
Milner, who assisted Firmino’s header late on, joked in his post-match interview: ‘Bobby, I do not know what he is been doing however he is the unluckiest man alive for the primary 80 minutes of the sport!
Firmino’s Liverpool team-mates celebrated with the Brazilian striker after his aim on Sunday
‘However he deserved his aim, he was sensible tonight. He was so unfortunate.’
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp additionally heaped reward on the Brazilian striker and claimed he has answered a few of his critics who say he doesn’t rating sufficient targets.
The German supervisor claimed: ‘That entrance line have not performed too usually collectively however Jota put within the work in addition to Mane and Firmino.
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp (left) was stuffed with reward for the Brazilian (center) post-match
‘It is ridiculous what they are saying about Firmino and the way nicely he does. Sure, 3-0 nice and we had been completely satisfied for him. He performed excellent so all good.’
Sunday’s strike was solely Firmino’s second aim of the season after 9 matches performed.
The 29-year-old can also be goalless after three Champions League video games this time period.