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Benjamin Mendy chased by Manchester City stewards who thought he was pitch invader after Liverpool win

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PITCH INVADER

The left-back joined in the celebrations on the pitch at the Etihad following City’s 2-1 win over the current league leaders

Injured Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy was chased by stewards who thought he was a pitch invader after their 2-1 win over Liverpool on Thursday.

Mendy has been recovering from knee surgery but that did not stop him from joining in the celebrations at full-time following the win at the Etihad.

Benjamin Mendy joining in with the celebrations

The only problem was that stewards chased him onto the pitch as the defender embraced Sergio Aguero mistaking him for a pitch invader, but quickly realised who it was before tackling him to the ground.

The France international later posted a picture of himself and Aguero on Twitter saying: “Love you more than your wife bro @10sergioaguerokun.”

Mendy also retweeted a video of the steward chasing him with the words “bro was about to tackle me”.

In the absence of the defender, French centre-back Aymeric Laporte was forced to fill in at left-back in a new-look City defence. Oleksander Zinchenko was dropped from the team following their win over Southampton.

City closed the gap on league leaders Liverpool to just four points after their 2-1 win at home.



Source : TalkSport

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