Luis Suárez moment might have just been beaten as Liverpool has its own Roberto Carlos

Luis Suárez will forever be remembered for some truly incredible goals at Liverpool. His highlight reel against Norwich and John Ruddy alone is better than what many players produce over a whole career.

In total, Suárez scored 82 goals in his time at Liverpool, before moving to Barcelona and netting 198 more. For a miss to be remembered in amongst that list, you know it must be pretty special.

But those of a Red persuasion can still semi-regularly be heard talking about the goal that never was. It came against Arsenal — in a game which Liverpool still managed to win 5-1, making it even more remarkable that the moment still sticks in the memory.

A corner was taken to the edge of the box, and Suárez controlled the awkward delivery by essentially bouncing the ball up off the turf and high into the air. As it fell from the sky, he struck a thunderous volley towards goal from at least 25 yards out.

Flying through the pack of yellow-clad defenders (perhaps he thought it was Norwich) and beating the keeper all-ends up, Suárez’s effort clattered off the post. Kolo Touré then produced a somewhat less impressive miss on the rebound, failing to get any control over his effort with the goal at his mercy.

Against Newcastle, Trent Alexander-Arnold had something of a Touré moment of his own. It was a far less clear chance, but he still looked for all the world like he would fire Liverpool in front from the rebound after Mohamed Salah’s missed penalty, only to balloon it up and over.

But later on, Alexander-Arnold would have a Suárez moment too. In fact, his effort may even surpass the Uruguayan’s on the list of the greatest goals that never went in.

When the ball came his way, the question seemed to be whether Alexander-Arnold could keep the ball in play and dig out a cross. But a very different picture was forming in the mind of the Liverpool vice-captain.

Striking the ball first time, it flashed off his foot and against the woodwork before anyone had even had time to process what had just happened. That includes Martin Dúbravka, who barely had time to throw his hands up in something of a token gesture.

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