By Richard Parks

Liverpool fans have taken to Twitter to pan Sadio Mane even though their team demolished Roma 5-2 in the Champions League semi-final first leg on Tuesday night.

Doubles from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, and a Mane goal, put Jurgen Klopp’s side in total control of the Anfield clash before two late Roma goals gave the shellshocked visitors a glimmer of hope ahead of the second leg in Italy next Wednesday.

Mane could have had four or five goals on a night when he was let down by his finishing as a Salah-inspired Liverpool ran amok in a truly compelling encounter.

The Senegal international missed two excellent chances before Salah produced a display that will go down in Anfield folklore.

This prompted a torrent of criticism of Mane, who played the full 90 minutes of the match while the PFA player of the year was substituted with 15 minutes remaining.

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A section of Liverpool supporters on social media laid into Mane, with one claiming he had “bottled it” and another stating that he is “not good enough”.

Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:


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