The Algerian fans and the official account of the English club Manchester City on the social networking site “Twitter” celebrated the brilliance of the Algerian right wing Riyad Mahrez with City in the Champions League first leg against Real Madrid at the “Al Ittihad” stadium on Tuesday, April 26th.
The Algerian star starred from the start of the match, providing a decisive pass, including his Belgian colleague Kevin De Bruyne, who headed an early goal that gave Manchester City the lead in the second minute of the match, and the Belgian team provided a decisive pass, from which his Brazilian teammate Gabriel Jesus scored the second goal for City in the 11th minute, before The match ends with City winning 4-3.
The official account of the Manchester City club on Twitter commented on the Algerian pass from which the first goal came, saying: “Riyad Mahrez receives a ball in the right and penetrates with it before playing a wonderful cross with his left, the golden Kevin De Bruyne and deposited it in the nets of Courtois with his head .. the first goal. !”.
And one of the Algerian fans tweeted in the Algerian dialect, saying: “Your breakfast is right. In the name of God and the first goal,” referring to “assist” Mahrez, who came one minute and 35 seconds after the start of the match, and another fan tweeted: “Muwaffaq Ould Baladi,” and a third expressed his pride in Arab and Algerian origins. To the City star, he said: “We are proud of our right to be born.”
Another fan tweeted, “Mahrez Ould Beladi” with the “emoji” of the Algerian flag, in reference to his pride in the Algerian star, who performed a remarkable performance and almost shook the net, had it not been for the post, who saved his shot in the 47th minute.
Manchester City fans accuse Riyad Mahrez of selfishness against Real Madrid
For its part, fans of Manchester City interacted with the level presented by Mahrez against the Royal Club, as the fans differed between admirers of his performance and critics of him.
One of the fans tweeted: “Except for the cross that Karim Benzema scored from, the Frenchman Ferland Mendy was unable to appear well because of the fear of Mahrez, who posed a great threat to the Royal Club on the left flank.”
Another fan tweeted, criticizing Mahrez’s retention of the ball during the match, saying: “A lot of missed opportunities… the match would have ended 7-3 if not for Mahrez’s selfishness.”
On the other hand, one of the Algerian international fans criticized and accused him of exaggerating in keeping the ball, saying: “Football Mahrez is a team game and not for individual glory, that’s why Kevin De Bruyne is better than you, you cost us dearly this evening.”
The numbers of Algerian Riyad Mahrez with Manchester City in the Champions League 2022/2021
- participated in 11 matches;
- scored 6 goals;
- He made two assists.