Henderson: Salah lifted by critics

first_imgLiverpool captain Jordan Henderson backed Mohamed Salah and said the forward would only get better if criticism of him continued.Salah has been accused of diving in recent weeks, including for a penalty that he converted in his team’s 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.The Egypt international is enjoying another fine season, scoring 14 goals and providing seven assists in 22 Premier League games. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Henderson defended the 26-year-old and the Liverpool captain feels Salah will only lift if the criticism continues.”He will do things that some fans might not see that often but they should enjoy him because he is world class,” the midfielder told UK newspapers.”It was a penalty, a clear penalty. There’s nothing to talk about that. This team  pic.twitter.com/778Ot4l13Y— Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 13, 2019″In terms of Mo, I would think away grounds would be appreciative of what they see. The things he does, I’m sure he is a joy to watch.”If they try to put pressure on him, they will only make him better. It won’t bother him. He’s so strong, I know he is.”The more people are against him, the more he will want to prove them wrong. I’m not worried about that. When he goes to away grounds, people should appreciate him. He will do things that people want to see.”Liverpool hold a four-point lead atop the Premier League and host Crystal Palace on Saturday, while Manchester City are set to face manager-less Huddersfield Town one day later. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

Jim Harbaugh Ripped The Officiating After Loss To Ohio State

first_imgJim Harbaugh answers questions after the Ohio State loss.ESPN.Jim Harbaugh is not happy.Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is pretty upset with the officiating that took place in the Wolverines’ double-overtime loss to Ohio State.There was a controversial spot on the Buckeyes’ game-winning drive in double-overtime and a penalty called on Harbaugh in the second half that led to an OSU touchdown.Well pic.twitter.com/E3ORGyiDhN— IGIFRY (@IGIFRY) November 26, 2016Following the game, Harbaugh expressed his distaste for the officiating.He says he didn’t think it was a first down by Barrett and disagreed with the penalty called on himself that led to Ohio State’s touchdown.”Harbaugh: That wasn’t a first down. I’m bitterly disappointed with the officiating today.— Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) November 26, 2016Official told Jim Harbaugh unsportsmanlike penalty “would have been technical (foul) in basketball.” Harbaugh: “Well, this isn’t basketball”— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) November 26, 2016Here’s video of Harbaugh’s comments, from Angelique Chengelis of the Detroit News.Harbaugh “bitterly disappointed with the officiating ” pic.twitter.com/dAfSeulW6A— angelique (@chengelis) November 26, 2016Harbaugh furious pic.twitter.com/rEA6ycDXDq— angelique (@chengelis) November 26, 2016With the loss, Michigan falls to 10-2 and will likely play in a non-College Football Playoff New Year’s Six bowl game.Ohio State improved to 11-1 and likely locked up a spot in the College Football Playoff, unless the Buckeyes make the Big Ten Championship Game and lose to Wisconsin.last_img read more