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Liverpool fans impressed with Diogo Jota's display for Portugal at Euro 2020

Portugal scraped into the last 16 of Euro 2020 as they came from behind to secure a point against France. Two Cristiano Ronaldo penalties cancelled out a brace from Karim Benzema. But Liverpool fans were mightily impressed with the performance of their attacker, Diogo Jota.

In an incredibly topsy-turvy match, Portugal were awarded a strange penalty when Hugo Lloris attempted to punch away – but cannoned into Danilo Pereira. Of course, Ronaldo sent Lloris the wrong way. But France came roaring back, scoring a penalty of their own through Benzema.

The Real Madrid ace ended a drought stretching back almost six years to October 2015 – given his exile from the France squad. He made it 2-1 in the second half, only for France to concede another penalty for Ronaldo to score. It took the Juventus veteran’s tally to five goals for the tournament.

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What are Liverpool fans saying about Jota’s performance?

As he normally is, Jota was everywhere – a real livewire. The relationship between him and Ronaldo continues to bubble at the surface. When Jota tries to score himself, Ronaldo is seen frustrated – as he is with any teammate when not given the ball. But Jota does not seem to care.

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He failed to open his Euro 2020 account but Liverpool fans were impressed with the performance of ex-Wolves star Jota. One fan claimed the £90,000-a-week star (Spotrac) was one of Portugal’s “best players”.

In other Liverpool news, Jose Enrique has urged Liverpool to sign one of Jota’s teammates.

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