Liverpool fans furious with Paul Tierney after Raheem Sterling’s opener vs Watford

Raheem Sterling’s opener vs Watford

Man City’s first goal against Watford on Saturday drew plenty of scorn.

The goal was scored by Raheem Sterling.

However Sterling only whacked the ball into the Watford net after Daryl Janmaat’s clearance collided with the England international.

Liverpool fans furious with Paul Tierney

Liverpool and general football fans poured onto social media after the Sterling goal.

Attention was focused onto referee Paul Tierney for allowing the goal to stand.

How was Sterling not flagged for offside?

Ilkay Gundogan floated a forward pass toward Sergio Aguero, who knocked the ball onto Sterling.

But when Aguero touched the ball, Sterling was clearly offside.

Yet referee Paul Tierney allowed the goal to stand.

Raheem Sterling’s opener vs Watford

Social media backlash

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