(Video) Ibrahima Konate gives Liverpool the lead over Manchester City at Wembley

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Liverpool have struck first blood at Wembley, with Ibrahima Konate heading past the helpless Zack Steffen.

Konate was a surprise selection in the Liverpool starting XI this afternoon, with Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk ordinarily Jurgen Klopp’s preferred centre-back pairing.

However, the summer signing from RB Leipzig has frequently been given his opportunities to impress in cup competitions, a bracket which today’s game falls into.

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Klopp kept the faith in Konate and has reaped the rewards in the first-half of the Wembley semi-final as the defender rose above Nathan Ake and headed into the back of the net.

Konate now has three goals in his last three games, which isn’t a bad return for a centre-back, is it? Watch his latest goal via one of the videos below…

Pictures courtesy of beIN Sports

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