Liverpool players stand by Salah after Harry Kane’s successful goal appeal

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The decision to award the Tottenham Hotspur star a goal has not gone down well with some Liverpool players who have taken to the social media to react

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold, Simon Mignolet and Georginio Wijnaldum have expressed disbelief after Harry Kane was awarded Tottenham Hotspur’s second goal against Stoke City.

On Wednesday, the Premeir League Goal Accreditation Appeals Panel overturned the goal which was initially credited to Christian Eriksen to the England international following his testimony and a review of the match footage.

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The goal takes Kane to 25, four behind Salah in the race for the Premier League Golden Boot prize.

But the Egypt international and his teammates were surprised with the judgement and did not hesitate to share their reactions on Twitter.

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Former Premier League strikers including Robbie Fowler and Alan Shearer also made fun of the decision, making a call for recount of their goals.