Christian Benteke denies diving for Liverpool’s winner v Crystal Palace (Video)

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Was it a dive?

Is Christian Benteke a cheat?

No, said Liverpool’s Belgium striker after the Reds beat Crystal Palace 2-1 on Sunday at Selhurst Park.

Benteke, who seemed slightly unsure of himself in his post match interview, passed responsibility for the penalty call onto the officials, claiming they wouldn’t have given the spot-kick if no contact had been made.

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