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.
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:
Pogba Fake injury 🙊
— CN moments (@Charlton1980) April 19, 2022
Can’t believe that fake injury I’ve just seen from pogba he’s took 1 look at this and gone , nah I ain’t chasing round for 90 minutes
— JP (@Pritch_23) April 19, 2022
Pogba “I don’t want to part of this mess let me fake an injury and watch the rest of the match with my popcorn 😂😂😂”
— Davian✨ (@DavianDame) April 19, 2022
Pogba Fake Ah Injury Wii 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
— Kevy Victor (@KevyVictor) April 19, 2022
And Pogba said to himself I have to fake this injury to avoid humiliation 😅😅😅
— 💞IyawoPogba (@sportgirl9ja) April 19, 2022
Pogba with his fake injury🙃
— Rol&🕺 (@OfficialRoland6) April 19, 2022
Pogba thought Cba , fake an injury .
— Harrison (@harrisondinsy) April 19, 2022