'Everybody thinks it was not a penalty' – Klopp has doubts about Everton spot kick in derby defeat

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The Reds boss had some questions in regards to the referee’s choice to award the guests a penalty within the second half

Jurgen Klopp mentioned referee Chris Kavanagh noticed one thing that nobody else noticed when he awarded Everton a penalty of their 2-Zero win towards Liverpool on Saturday.

With Everton up 1-Zero late within the match, Dominic Calvert-Lewin had an effort saved by Alisson and tried to observe up from the rebound, however was tripped by Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Kavanagh pointed to the spot after a fast VAR verify, and Gylfi Sigurdsson stepped as much as slot previous Alisson and seal a win for the Toffees towards their Merseyside rivals for the primary time since 2010. 

What did Klopp say in regards to the penalty choice?

“I actually suppose it’s unfair to ask me as a result of everyone requested me that query. Meaning everyone thinks it was not a penalty. However that is probably not necessary as a result of the ref thought it is a penalty,” he mentioned at a press convention.

“I needed to speak to him now after the primary few interviews I had however they left already. I simply needed to ask what did he see as a result of the VAR calls you over in a scenario like that, then I feel he’s unsure in regards to the choice.

“However he wanted solely a second. He went there, watched it from three or 4 yards, turned and penalty. So he clearly noticed one thing that every one different individuals didn’t see.

“I didn’t see it again but however everyone who speaks to me tells me the identical: ‘How can or not it’s a penalty?'”

Liverpool’s shedding streak retains going

Liverpool have now lost four Premier League games in a row and can look to bounce again once they face Sheffield United subsequent Sunday.

For the primary time in 98 years, the Reds have additionally misplaced 4 league residence matches in a row.

The defending champions sit in sixth place, 16 factors off Man Metropolis on the prime and three factors behind fourth-place Chelsea.

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