Liverpool defender Andy Robertson appeared to be wiped out by an Atletico Madrid star during their Champions League encounter on Tuesday night, with BT Sport cameras capturing the hilarious moment
BT Sport cameras appeared to capture the moment Andy Robertson was wiped out by an Atletico Madrid player during Liverpool’s clash with the Spanish club on Tuesday night.
The Reds got the better of an enthralling Champions League encounter in Madrid; which included five goals, one overturned penalty and a sending off.
Mohamed Salah fired them in front after eight minutes at the Wanda Metropolitano, before Naby Keita doubled their lead with a magnificent volley five minutes later.
Yet, Atletico then produced a spirited fightback to level proceedings, with Antoine Griezmann scoring twice before the interval to cap a pulsating opening 45 minutes.
That was before Griezmann went from hero to zero seven minutes into the second half, earning himself a straight red card for a dangerously-high challenge on Roberto Firmino.
Liverpool took advantage of the extra man and were awarded a penalty with 12 minutes remaining, which Salah made no mistake in converting to make it 3-2.
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Atletico then thought they had a spot-kick of their own when Jose Maria Gimenez went down inside the box four minutes later.
However, despite initially giving the penalty the referee overturned his decision after consulting the pitch-side VAR monitor – meaning Liverpool held firm for a vital set of three points.
And amid the madness in Madrid, BT Sport cameras appeared to pick up Robertson being bundled over to the floor by an Atletico player.
Immediately after Griezmann’s sending off, the Liverpool left-back can be seen on the left of the screen before a member of the opposition comes storming through.
While both men are pushed out of the picture, the unknown Atletico star seems to wipe out Robertson and send him tumbling to the floor.
The victory means Liverpool now boast a five-point lead at the top of Group B, with Atletico and Porto trailing in second and third place.