Gabriel Jesus has revealed that he meant the good flip that led to his equalising aim in Manchester Metropolis’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool.
Jesus was making simply his second begin of the season following his goalscoring return from damage within the Champions League on Tuesday and he saved up his streak of scoring in each recreation he is performed this season at present in opposition to the champions.
It was a significant strike, too, as Metropolis had fallen behind throughout a frantic begin to the sport after Kyle Walker upended Sadio Mane within the field and Mohamed Salah fired within the ensuing penalty.
Following a shaky begin, Pep Guardiola’s facet started to wrestle their means again into the sport they usually drew degree due to a implausible strike.
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It began with Walker advancing down the fitting who then performed a go infield to Kevin De Bruyne. The midfield maestro took one contact earlier than passing the ball into Jesus who, together with his again to aim, pulled off a elegant flick to bamboozle Trent Alexander-Arnold earlier than poking the ball into the underside nook.
It was a aim that earned comparisons to strikes from Dennis Bergkamp and his fellow countryman Romario within the Sky Sports activities studio after the sport and Jesus insists his dazzling flip was intentional.
“Yeah!” he informed Sky Sports activities when requested if he meant his aim.
“Different time it is like this. I’ve to strive, the attackers need to strive, I attempted and I scored a aim.
“It was superb play from the blokes. After we play like this we have now extra possibilities, so Kevin can management the ball good and discover me within the field, I can management and end.”