Fans rip into Riyad Mahrez for ‘worst penalty miss ever’ against Liverpool


The match finished 0-0 after the Algerian wasted an 85th minute spot kick

Riyad Mahrez has been slammed after missing a crucial penalty for Manchester City against Liverpool on Sunday.

The Citizens drew 0-0 at Anfield, but had the chance to win the match from 12 yards with just five minutes left on the clock.

Mahrez was dejected after the miss

Mahrez was dejected after the miss

A Leroy Sane run down the left tempted the usually unflappable Virgil van Dijk to make an unnecessary tackle which conceded the spot kick.

With Sergio Aguero already substituted, Gabriel Jesus wanted to take the shot.

However, Riyad Mahrez took the ball off him before blasting over the bar.

You can read a round-up of the social media reaction below.

The penalty headed for Row Z

The penalty headed for Row Z

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