Electric Mane gives Liverpool early lead against Salzburg

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Sadio Mane followed up a disrespectful dribble with a respectful celebration after scoring to give Liverpool a 1-0 lead in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

Liverpool hosted Red Bull Salzburg at Anfield on Wednesday, Mane suiting up against side for whom he produced 45 goals and 32 assists in 87 games from 2012-14.

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Mane dribbled toward the heart of the 18 and played a 1-2 with Roberto Firmino before spinning a shot past Salzburg keeper

Mane limited his goal celebration to a post-finish prayer, as he revealed earlier this week that he regularly supports Salzburg.

Andy Robertson knifed a Trent Alexander-Arnold cross home just over 15 minutes later to make it 2-0.