Mohamed Salah avoids FA sanction and is available for the Arsenal game
Mohamed Salah will face no action from the Football Association for the incident which saw him win a penalty in Liverpool’s 4-0 victory over Newcastle United at Anfield on Boxing Day.
The Reds forward seemed to go down effortlessly in the wake of having his arm pulled by Paul Dummett, and Magpies supervisor Rafael Benítez marked the spot-kick choice « delicate » in his post-coordinate meeting with Sky Sports.
Salah cleared of simulation
Be that as it may, the FA has affirmed the second-half episode did not meet the limit to comprise trickiness of a match official.
The Egypt international could have faced a two-game ban had he been charged with simulation,
but will presently be allowed to partake in the crunch conflicts against Arsenal and Manchester City.
Salah converted over the punishment he won to twofold Liverpool’s lead following Dejan Lovren’s opener before Xherdan Shaqiri and Fabinho scored to wrap up a result that took Jürgen Klopp’s side six points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Salah, the Premier League’s second top scorer this season
Salah has found the net 12 times this season and is one behind the division’s driving scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.