Liverpool’s Luis Díaz finds full scamp mode to torment Manchester City | Barney Ronay

Colombian was too fast for a punch-drunk Metropolis within the first half at Wembley and will present the magic Liverpool have to make historical past

Three minutes into the second half of this FA Cup semi-final Luis Díaz took the ball simply inside his personal half, seemed up and noticed in freeze-frame the determine of Fernandinho suspended inches above the Wembley turf, rotated at an angle of 60 levels to the bottom, left leg prolonged to satisfy the ball – and within the course of to ship Díaz in a semi-somersault arc because the body of Fernandino propelled itself by means of the area the place beforehand he, Díaz, had stood.

It wasn’t a foul, though the subsequent one on Sadio Mané was, a slide into the ankle that actually might have led to Fernandino being despatched off. The deal with on Díaz was extra like a message, a thought-about private missive from your entire Manchester Metropolis dressing room. As a result of Metropolis can have hated the primary half of this recreation.

Continue reading…Colombian was too fast for a punch-drunk Metropolis within the first half at Wembley and will present the magic Liverpool have to make historyThree minutes into the second half of this FA Cup semi-final Luis Díaz took the ball simply inside his personal half, seemed up and noticed in freeze-frame the determine of Fernandinho suspended inches above the Wembley turf, rotated at an angle of 60 levels to the bottom, left leg prolonged to satisfy the ball – and within the course of to ship Díaz in a semi-somersault arc because the body of Fernandino propelled itself by means of the area the place beforehand he, Díaz, had stood.It wasn’t a foul, though the subsequent one on Sadio Mané was, a slide into the ankle that actually might have led to Fernandino being despatched off. The deal with on Díaz was extra like a message, a thought-about private missive from your entire Manchester Metropolis dressing room. As a result of Metropolis can have hated the primary half of this recreation. Proceed studying…Read MoreSoccer | The Guardian

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