Darwin Nunez twice had the ball within the Brentford internet within the opening half-hour at Anfield this afternoon, just for the Liverpool striker to be thwarted by the offside flag on each events.
Halfway by the primary half, the Uruguayan applied the finishing touch to a miskicked Dominik Szoboszlai move, however the assistant referee had his flag raised. A subsequent VAR evaluate judged that the 24-year-old was offside by actually inches.
Darwin Nunez offside objective. pic.twitter.com/OUXFzhZAGQ
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5 minutes later, the Reds’ quantity 9 discovered the web once more, however was as soon as extra denied by the assistant. This time the choice was a lot clearer, with Nunez visibly offside as his sensible overhead kick end was dominated out.
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Nunez was relatively unfortunate with the primary disallowed objective, though the second was clear-cut.
It’s been a irritating first half for probably the most half for the Uruguayan, and for Liverpool as an entire, with the Reds in search of to atone for poor outcomes in opposition to Luton and Toulouse prior to now seven days.
Nevertheless, if the Uruguayan retains entering into good positions and Brentford’s defence doesn’t fairly apply the identical inflexible self-discipline, our quantity 9 may discover a path to a reliable objective sooner relatively than later (on the time of writing).
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