Manchester City substitute goalkeeper Zack Steffen had a moment to forget at Wembley.
The American started the FA Cup semi-final for Pep Guardiola’s number 1 Ederson but was soon found at fault as the Reds took a 2-0 lead.
Steffen lingered on a pass from defender John Stones, and before he knew it, Sadio Mane was in front of him diving for the ball.
The Liverpool striker’s effort was rewarded, knocking the ball off the keeper’s feet and deflecting it into the net to humiliate the 27-year-old keeper.
City fans are very used to seeing their keepers use their feet, with first-choice Ederson one of the best in the world at playing ball.
So much so that in City’s 2-2 Premier League draw with City last week, he left a scrambling Diogo Jota on the floor with the calmest control and passing.
The Brazilian even posted a photo of the moment on his Instagram account, with Steffen commenting “Calmo, calmo”.
Unfortunately, Steffen wasn’t as ‘calm’ when he got his chance, rewarding Mane with one of the easiest goals of his career.
Summarize Ederson in one photo: pic.twitter.com/t5384HRNE9
— City Xtra (@City_Xtra) April 10, 2022
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