Liverpool have been criticised by Gary Neville for his or her ‘aggressive’ statement blasting the PGMOL.
Everyone related with the club has been left feeling aggrieved since their 2-1 defeat to Tottenham on Saturday, a match that was crammed with controversy.
Many really feel Curtis Jones was arduous performed by to obtain a straight purple card for a problem on Spurs midfielder Yves Bissouma early on, whereas it’s been advised the primary yellow card Diogo Jota picked up earlier than being dismissed for a second bookable defence wasn’t deserved.
But the key flashpoint from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium got here within the 33rd minute when Luis Diaz’s purpose wasn’t awarded regardless of replays exhibiting he was on onside.
The Colombian was flagged offside by referee Simon Hooper’s assistant however the incident was reviewed by VAR. Although replays present Diaz was onside when the ball was handed to him the on-field resolution was inexplicably upheld.
Moments after Liverpool’s last-gasp defeat was confirmed, the PGMOL admitted the choice was unsuitable and VAR Darren England in addition to assistant Dan Cook have been faraway from their subsequent Premier League outings.
This hasn’t appeased Liverpool, who issued a livid statement on Sunday night, calling for change and suggesting the choice to not award the Diaz purpose ‘undermind sporting integrity.’
The club additionally stated it will ‘explore the range of options available’, and Neville believes Liverpool have made a mistake with the character of their statement.
Neville posted on X: “Jurgen Klopp dealt with the state of affairs effectively final night time after the sport. Most soccer followers can have had empathy with what occurred and recognised it was unsuitable!
“However Liverpool’s statement tonight is a mistake! Talk of exploring all choices (what does that imply!!!) and sporting integrity are harmful phrases together with being imprecise and aggressive.
“Sorry we f***** up was sufficient!! I stated this final night time. Sorry must be revered and not undervalued.
“This is a snap reaction that can always be wrong but I feel strongly about it.”
Liverpool fell behind moments after the Diaz purpose controversy by way of Heung-min Son’s purpose however Cody Gakpo levelled the scores on the stroke of half time.
It appeared the Reds, who completed the match with 9 males, had been going to get a invaluable level however an personal purpose by Joel Matip in stoppage time consigned them to their first defeat of the season.
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