HomeSoccerRoy Keane lays into Liverpool forward as Portugal are dumped out of Euro 2020
Roy Keane lays into Liverpool forward as Portugal are dumped out of Euro 2020
June 28, 2021
Liverpool ahead Diogo Jota had a night to neglect as Portugal have been eradicated from Euro 2020 on Sunday.
A single aim by Thorgan Hazard was sufficient for Belgium to knock out the title holders, bumping up their possibilities of claiming the silverware this summer season immensely.
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Jota notably fluffed an opportunity on aim, however he isn’t responsible for Portugal’s total lacklustre efficiency.
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane took intention on the Liverpool ahead in his post-match evaluation, however in reality no-one was protected.
“Jota, which we’re stunned at [missed chance in the first half],” Keane informed ITV, through the Echo. “He has a aim in him. We’ve got seen it earlier than with Liverpool and on the worldwide degree.
“Possibly his first contact might be barely higher, however he by no means appears snug – and it’s important to be essential. Once you get these probabilities, it’s important to hit the goal.
“It was [Portugal’s] actual lack of high quality within the last third. One or two probabilities – I get actually irritated with [players not taking their chances], particularly when they’re high quality gamers.”
After his nation’s exit, Jota is predicted to spend the following few weeks recharging his batteries earlier than re-joining the Liverpool squad for pre-season preparations.
Workforce-mates Jordan Henderson, Xherdan Shaqiri and Thiago Alcantara are nonetheless competing at Euro 2020, with Switzerland and Spain probably assembly within the quarter-finals in the event that they win their upcoming fixtures.