Watch: Sadio Mane produces insane first touch to almost score brilliant goal

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Sadio Mane may have failed to get himself on the scoresheet as Liverpool beat Newcastle United 4-0 at Anfield – but he still produced one moment which made us drool.

Liverpool ran out comfortable winners against the Magpies thanks to goals from Dejan Lovren, Mo Salah, Xherdan Shaqiri and Fabinho.

The Reds were given a further boost as Manchester City were beaten 2-1 at Leicester City, meaning Jurgen Klopp’s men have a six point lead at the top of the Premier League.

Liverpool’s success this season has been based upon their defensive resilience, with their feared attacking trio of Salah, Roberto Firmino and Mane struggling to replicate their devastating performances of last term.

But Salah has rediscovered his scoring touch in recent months, and Mane almost added a superb goal of his own, only for his half volley to flash over the bar after an outrageous first touch with the outside of his boot.

The second replay provides the perfect view.


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