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Jamie Carragher marvels at Thiago Alcantara assist but Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool midfielder’s injury ‘not good’ ahead of Champions League final


Sadio Mane scored Liverpool’s equalizer against Wolves but it was all about Thiago Alcantara.

Mane flicked the ball past Jose Sa in a hurry after the title-chasing Reds were left reeling from Pedro Neto’s second-minute goal.

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Mane calmed some nerves with his 24th-minute equalizer

Jamie Carragher marvels at Thiago Alcantara assist but Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool midfielder’s injury ‘not good’ ahead of Champions League final

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But what a genius moment from Thiago to send Mane through

But Mane owes a huge debt of gratitude to Thiago, whose stroke of genius misstepped Wolves defenders and left the Senegal international on goal.

And former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher marveled at the brilliance of the Spain international.

“Mane is the goalscorer but Thiago’s role in goal is absolutely sensational,” Carragher said in commentary for Sky Sports.

“This guy has eyes in the back of his head and it shows.

“It’s not Sadio Mane’s best connection but it’s out of this world from Thiago.”

The goal put Liverpool back on track and the belief that they could win a second Premier League title was renewed when Manchester City went down 2-0 thanks to goals from Matty Cash and ex-Red Philippe Coutinho .


However, a heroic comeback from Pep Guardiola’s men saw them emerge 3-2 winners and seal City their sixth Premier League title.

Goals from Mohamed Salah and Andy Robertson gave Liverpool a chance to do their job, but City’s win meant it was academic.

Liverpool still have a lot to play for as they take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

However, they could be without Thiago for the clash with Klopp saying the 31-year-old is ‘no good’ ahead of the Paris clash.



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