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Video: Mane flops with header after amazing Thiago Alcantara Karate kick pass for Liverpool against RB Leipzig

Liverpool were presented with a remarkable opportunity to score in the 23rd minute of this evening’s Champions League knockout tie against RB Leipzig.

After a free-kick into the box by the Bundesliga outfit was cleared, Thiago Alcantara proved why he’s one of the best passers in the world with a spectacular Karate kick attempt to launch the ball forward.

Mohamed Salah was left in behind, the Egyptian charged forward but saw a shot fired straight at ex-Reds ace Peter Gulacsi, a rebound spilled out to Sadio Mane and an unfortunate moment followed.

As the ball bounced up, Mane decided to attempt a header, but the Senegalese superstar drove his effort straight into the ground instead of the gaping goal, he also fired over the bar as well.

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Pictures from BT Sport and Viaplay.

Mane should be kicking himself after this miss, which would’ve been a massive confidence booster for himself and the summer recruit.

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