The goal was eventually awarded to the 24-year-old England worldwide striker, who is hugely popular among the Spurs fans and is competing with Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah for the Premier League Golden Boot award this season.
It is possible the 24 year-old has played his final game for the club, especially as Juventus have been awaiting his answer to a contract offer for most of the season.
Jürgen Klopp's side came through an all-Premier League quarter-final against Manchester City, winning the first leg 3-0 at Anfield and the second 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.
With Liverpool now holding a 10-point advantage over fifth-placed Chelsea, McManaman said Salah should be rested to ensure he is at his best in the Champions League semi-final.More news: Russian Federation accuses Boris Johnson of 'distorting' OPCW findings on Skripals
After his goal against AFC Bournemouth, Salah shattered a host of records once more as he became the third player to hit the 40-goal mark in a single season for Liverpool alongside Roger Hunt and Ian Rush and the first ever to have scored in 22 different Premier League games in a single season in the competition's history.
He was also the first Liverpool player to score three goals in one game under Jurgen Klopp. "And what a number of goals we scored as team, around about 100 as a team, I don't know, didn't count".
"Either he makes a cross or he scores the goal or whatever, he is really very often involved".
I think we have all seen him grow, altogether.More news: Trump lawyer tries to prevent use of materials found in Federal Bureau of Investigation raid
"Yeah, he [Salah] told me he's going to claim all of them!" "He's a big player for us, so hopefully he can keep scoring". You show it and the boys listen, they see that but in the game it is hard to change.
"Weeks ago I said to Mo after a game, "That's a situation where you have to pass".
This week Salah was the one really wanting more goals as their rivalry grows.
And according to Don Balon, their transfer plans ahead of next season hinge on their performance in this season's Champions League.More news: Britain ready for military action in days as cabinet supports May