Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy revels in Liverpool defeat from the stands at the Nou Camp before meeting up with Barcelona pals Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembele
- Man City’s Benjamin Mendy celebrated Barcelona’s win over Liverpool wildly
- French star was in the stands at the Nou Camp to watch European spectacle
- He was filmed celebrating after one of Barcelona’s goals in their 3-0 win
- City and Liverpool have been engaged in thrilling Premier League title race
Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy appeared to enjoy Lionel Messi’s masterclass against Liverpool on Wednesday night just as much as the Barcelona fans.
The Frenchman was filmed celebrating wildly as one of the three goals went in, having been invited to watch the Champions League semi-final at the Nou Camp by Ousmane Dembele and Samuel Umtiti.
And in an indication of how ferocious this season’s Premier League title race is, Mendy appeared to be giving Liverpool the finger as their European hopes faded.
Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy didn’t hold back while celebrating one of Barcelona’s goals in their 3-0 Champions League semi-final win over Liverpool
Mendy was in the stands at the Nou Camp and celebrated wildly as City’s title rivals lost
It isn’t clear from the short clip which of the three goals Mendy is celebrating, but the 24-year-old certainly doesn’t hold back.
Former Liverpool player Luis Suarez gave Barcelona the lead before Messi scored the 599th and 600th club goals of his illustrious career to put Barca on course for the final on June 1.
Mendy also took to his Instagram account to record some of the atmosphere inside the Nou Camp and caught up with Dembele and Umtiti post-match.
Mendy filmed the introduction of Ousmane Dembele as a late substitute for Luis Suarez
Mendy then went to see his friend and international team-mate Dembele after the match
Mendy also saw France colleague and Barcelona player Samuel Umtiti after the final whistle
City and Liverpool have been engaged in a thrilling duel for the Premier League title, with the lead swapping hands numerous times in the past few months.
With just two rounds of fixtures left to play, City, the defending champions, enjoy a one point lead over Liverpool.
Mendy wildly celebrate City’s 2-1 win over Liverpool in January despite being out injured
The French left-back in action for City during their goalless draw at Anfield in October
However, the Reds will return to the top if they win at Newcastle United on Saturday night before City host Leicester City on Monday.
On the final afternoon, Sunday May 12, City travel to Brighton while Liverpool host Wolves.
The second leg of the Champions League semi-final takes place at Anfield on Tuesday.