Advertiser Disclosure

Paul Pogba accused of faking injury after Manchester United’s poor start vs Liverpool

Paul Pogba accused of faking injury after Manchester United’s poor start vs Liverpool

Manchester United and Liverpool are currently locked in Premier League action at Anfield.

Liverpool headed into the game looking to, temporarily at least, overtake Manchester City – who face Brighton on Wednesday – at the top of the table.

Manchester United, on the other hand, were looking to gain some ground on the top-four.

However, Liverpool headed into the game as clear favourites and so far, it is Jurgen Klopp’s side who are dominating proceedings.

Advertisement
Open Account Offer. Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply. 18+. begambleaware.org. UK & ROI residents only

Pogba accused of faking injury

And, unsurprisingly, Liverpool took just five minutes to open the scoring.

Sadio Mane dropped deep to collect the ball, dragging Harry Maguire out of position before slipping the ball in behind the Englishman to Mohamed Salah. From there, the Egyptian played a lovely ball to Luis Diaz who made it 1-0 with a composed finish.

Shortly after the goal, Paul Pogba started limping and was taken off after 10 minutes.

The Frenchman went down the tunnel but has since returned to the bench.

Now, after his poor start which saw him fail to even try and close Sadio Mane down during the build-up to Diaz’s goal, Pogba has been accused of faking his injury by some Manchester United fans online:

Read more:

Chelsea vs Arsenal betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds

Manchester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions and odds


This article was edited by Ben Browning.