Let’s face it, no matter who we support, we all reacted the same on Saturday night.
Raheem Sterling’s awful miss in Manchester City’s 3-1 Champions League quarter-final defeat to Lyon provoked screams of anguish.
Sterling somehow failed to score from here
After a fine run from Gabriel Jesus, the ball was placed square across the six-yard box and the England man was well situated to tuck home gleefully and get City a second equaliser late on in the match.
Some how, though, Sterling, who has been exceptional form this season, skied his effort with the goal gaping.
Manager Pep Guardiola and several other star players sunk to their knees as they failed to believe what they had witnessed.
Guardiola was in disbelief following Sterling’s miss
In the CBS Sports studio there were similar reactions.
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher and Man City hero Micah Richards were watching pensively and as the ball got played to Sterling were screaming wildly, expecting the net to bulge.
However, when the ball was fired over they both sunk into their chairs in disbelief and the footage was caught by the cameras as you can see below.
After Sterling’s sitter, ex-Celtic ace Moussa Dembele got his second goal of the game to give Lyon a spot in the semi-finals.
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Guardiola hits the deck in disbelief after Sterling misses open goal from five yards
Sterling’s teammate Kevin De Bruyne was devastated by the defeat but also admitted City weren’t good enough to make the semi-finals on the night.
He told BT Sport: “It’s a different year, but the same stuff. I think the first half wasn’t good enough. I think we know that.
“We started slowly and we didn’t have many options. I think second half we played really well.
“We had them under pressure, we played more offensively, like we normally do, and I think we had them.
De Bruyne had scored City’s equaliser
“We created enough second half to score enough goals but we need to learn, it’s not good enough.
“This team is great but we made too many mistakes. It’s what we’ve done all year.”