Liverpool fans spot Sadio Mane’s funny reaction to Rhian Brewster penalty miss

Liverpool fans smiled through the disappointment of losing the Community Shield to Arsenal after seeing Sadio Mane's reaction to Rhian Brewster missing a penalty.

The Reds slumped to another narrow defeat in the season’s opening competitive game at Wembley.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s opening goal meant Arsenal led for most of the game.

But Takumi Minamino’s first Liverpool goal around 15 minutes from full time meant Jurgen Klopp’s side finished stronger.

However, the game headed once again to the dreaded lottery of a penalty shootout.

Players on both sides found the back of the net with relative ease, sending the respective goalkeepers the wrong way on most occasions.

With the score at 2-2, young Rhian Brewster, who was brought on for the purpose of the shootout, fired his effort at the bar.

The ball glanced against the top of the woodwork and into the stands, giving Arsenal the edge.

Brewster’s team-mates were understandably disappointed to see their colleague miss the target.

But the reaction of Sadio Mane, who did not take a penalty himself, had the Anfield faithful crying with laughter on Twitter as he pulled a pretty hilarious face alongside the grimacing Virgil van Dijk on camera.

One fan wrote: “Mane’s reaction to Brewster’s miss was legendary!”

“Mane's face joihjohijhoijh,” a second added.

While a third put alongside laughing and crying emojis: “Mane and Van Djik face.”

“Sadio Mane's face when Brewster missed the penalty was epic,” added another.

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Reds boss Klopp admitted that his side should have scored a winner during normal time after gaining the upper hand.

“We deserved the equaliser and could have scored more but we didn't do that,” the German said.

"When you play against a formation like this then you need to be really fresh in the final third and you need to force it, create angles. The rhythm for that fell a little bit. Today it was not enough.”

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