Diego Simeone determined to not shake palms with Jürgen Klopp after Liverpool’s Champions League win towards Atletico Madrid.
The Reds escaped their journey to Spain with a 3-2 win and took benefit of Antoine Greizmann’s crimson card earlier than Mohamed Salah transformed from the purpose within the second half to interrupt the deadlock.
Atleti, in the meantime, was denied a penalty of its personal and when the sport ended Simeone opted to go straight to the locker room so Klopp roared by means of the tunnel with no handshake after the sport and the Germans.
What can be stated?
“We do not like that, however sure, the scenario is obvious,” stated Klopp BT Sport. “I need to shake his hand. His response in all probability wasn’t as cool as mine.
“The following time we meet, we’ll positively shake palms. It is nothing. He was clearly indignant, not at me, however on the sport. There may be nothing else.”
The conflict on Tuesday was fairly controversial as each groups had been on completely different sides of the prison case in two completely different incidents.
Liverpool, in fact, obtained a penalty after Mario Hermoso defeated Diogo Jota within the penalty space, paving the best way for Salah’s sport winners.
However within the 82nd minute, Jose Maria Gimenez was thrown to the bottom by Jota within the penalty space, inflicting the referee to take a penalty shoot-out. Nevertheless, following a VAR evaluate, this name was modified as no foul was given.
Atleti with the worst defensive efficiency in a long time
Atletico Madrid conceded two objectives within the first jiffy, Salah and Naby Keita gave Liverpool the lead inside 13 minutes.
The 2 objectives sealed an unlucky file for Atleti, who had by no means conceded twice as rapidly within the Champions League.
In reality, Tuesday was the primary time Atleti conceded greater than twice in a Champions League residence sport underneath Diego Simeone, most not too long ago in December 2009 towards Porto underneath Quique Sanchez Flores.