- Liverpool made it through to next round of the Champions League in style
- Mohamed Salah's solo goal made the difference when they met Napoli
- Rio Ferdinand was full of praise for the Egyptian's build up to the goal
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was left gobsmacked following Mohamed's Salah's spectacular goal against Napoli.
The goal that earned Liverpool qualification to the last 16 in the Champions League, was an incredible solo effort that saw Salah goal after holding off Napoli Left-back Mario Rui.
He then whizzed past Kalidou Koulibaly and fooled goalkeeper David Ospina by putting the ball right through his legs after feigning a cross.
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And in a video posted by BT Sport, Rio was blown away by the Liverpool star and unable to retrain his sheer amazement at what he had just witnessed.
"That's where he wants to be. That's where he wants to be. Oh! He's showed him. He's moved him. Oh my god. Oh my god. Oh My god," Rio shouted.
Following the match Rio gave an in depth analysis if Napoli's defensive lapses slamming both defenders for allowing Salah to steal the Champions league round of 16 spot away from Napoli.
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"He absolutely shakes of Rui. You know he's strong, you can;t get tight to somebody who is stronger than you like that," Rio observed.
"If you get tight, he feels you and uses you and roll you, which he did to the full back there," the former England international said.
And Koulibaly, he stood him up, went past him one v one, stood up, goodnight," He said concerning the centre-halfRio did not leave Ospina out, faulting the goalkeeper for his reckless gamble that let Salah slip one through his legs.
"And the goalkeeper here gambled. He dived out th goal and dived out the way really," he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier Liverpool progressed through to the next stage of the Champions League with Paris Saint-Germain following a 1-0 win over Napoli.
Mohamed Salah's superb solo goal in the 34th minute was all the Reds needed to make it through to the next phase.
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