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Virgil van Dijk threw Jack Grealish aside like a rag doll before Konate’s goal against Man City

liverpool are qualified for the final of the FA Cup after beating Manchester City in a Saturday afternoon thriller.

The Reds came out of the blocks and were completely dominant in the first half.

Goals from Ibrahima Konaté and Sadio Mane (2) gave Liverpool a three-goal lead after 45 minutes.

Jack Greish and Bernardo Silva scored in the second half but Liverpool held on to win 3-2.

Liverpool took the lead after just nine minutes.

Andy Robertson swung in a corner and Ibrahima Konate took over to head home, scoring his third goal in just three games in the process.

There were mismatches all over the inside of the box.



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Konaté easily passed Gabriel Jesus before sinking his header into the back of the net.

Virgil van Dijkmeanwhile, was marked by Grealish.

Grealish, at just five-foot-9, is considerably shorter than the Liverpool defender.

And Van Dijk just cleared his marker with a hand just before Konate’s goal, sending Grealish to the ground. Watch the moment below…

Who the hell let Grealish tag Van Dijk?!

Full credit to the Man City man for not hesitating and going for it, but he was never going to match van Dijk in the air.

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Liverpool won 3-2 and will play the final against Crystal Palace or Chelsea at Wembley on May 14.

The Reds still have a chance to clinch a historic quadruple. They have already won the Carabao Cup, while they still have a chance to win the Premier League and the Champions League.

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