Algeria coach: Mehrez was disappointed not to play against Liverpool

Algerian football coach Jamal Belmadi revealed that the leader of the "Greens", Riyad Mahrez, was disappointed not to participate in the match in which his team, Manchester City, drew 1/1 against Liverpool, last Sunday, in the eighth round of the English Premier League.

In statements published by the Algerian Federation on its official website today, Belmadi said: "Mahrez's situation (with Manchester City) is not at all worrisome. He participated in a large number of matches, rather he played almost all. It is true that we were waiting for him in a match between two great teams in England and to shine in Such confrontations. "

He added, "Unfortunately, this is some kind of difficulty related to the player's profession. You have to face such situations and stay strong. Things should not be exaggerated even though Riyad loves football a lot."

Belmadi confirmed that Mahrez is very happy with his return to the Algerian national team, and that his focus is on the match in which the "Greens" meet with Zimbabwe this evening within the third round of the qualifiers for the African Nations Cup finals scheduled in Cameroon in early 2022. He concluded his remarks by saying: "Mahrez has a strong personality. Psychologically, he is currently focusing with the Algerian national team and has a desire to provide the best. There is no problem. I wish him and the rest of his colleagues good luck and success. "

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