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You come at their Egyptian King, you best not miss. That’s a maxim that might be wiring back and forth through Gerónimo Rulli’s stunned noggin after he got up in Mohamed Salah’s grille last night, accusing the weak link in Liverpool’s attack of clanking him upside the head, even though it was his own teammate’s fault. Having given it the big one, it was probably then incumbent on the Villarreal keeper to make a couple of similarly sized saves to help his team to the Paris final of Coupe de Grande in three weeks’ time. But he didn’t, letting efforts by Fabinho and Luis Díaz go straight through the holes in his cartoon-hunk-of-cheese-influenced body, then with Sadio Mané in close attendance, deciding to nip off for the paper. Let’s hope he didn’t pick up a copy of L’Equipe, he’ll not like those player ratings one bit.

Continue reading…Like this? Forward it to your friend(s) and they can sign up hereYou come at their Egyptian King, you best not miss. That’s a maxim that might be wiring back and forth through Gerónimo Rulli’s stunned noggin after he got up in Mohamed Salah’s grille last night, accusing the weak link in Liverpool’s attack of clanking him upside the head, even though it was his own teammate’s fault. Having given it the big one, it was probably then incumbent on the Villarreal keeper to make a couple of similarly sized saves to help his team to the Paris final of Coupe de Grande in three weeks’ time. But he didn’t, letting efforts by Fabinho and Luis Díaz go straight through the holes in his cartoon-hunk-of-cheese-influenced body, then with Sadio Mané in close attendance, deciding to nip off for the paper. Let’s hope he didn’t pick up a copy of L’Equipe, he’ll not like those player ratings one bit. Continue reading…Football | The Guardian

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