Fans brand Mohamed Salah a 'cheat' for shocking dive against Newcastle

Fans brand Mohamed Salah a 'cheat' for shocking dive against Newcastle

- Mohamed Salah has been slammed on social media by fans after Newcastle game

- Salah was faulted for his shocking dive that saw Liverpool benefit from a soft spot-kick

-Liverpool defeated Newcastle 4-0 to maintain their unbeaten run in the Premier League

Angry football fans have taken to the social media to blast Liverpool star Mohamed Salah for his shocking dive after the Reds were awarded a very, very soft penalty in their Boxing Day showdown at Anfield.

In the second stanza of the encounter, Salah was running down the right wing as he usually does, but was checked with a little contact by Paul Dummett in the vital area.

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And referee Graham Scott wasted no time in making up his decision to call for a spot-kick.

The fans were left furious with the decision to award the penalty as took their grievances to the social media platform.

Here are some comments from Twitter:

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Meanwhile, previously had reported that Mohamed Salah scored from the spot as Liverpool consolidated their lead at the top of the Premier League table with 4-0 victory over Newcastle on Boxing Day.

The league leaders went ahead through their Croatian defender Dejan Lovren who volleyed home his shot just inside the box put to his side ahead by 1-0.

Jurgen Klopp's side went into the break with their heads high as they held a one-goal advantage over the Magpies. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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