Liverpool’s win at Atalanta was about as about as good a efficiency as you’ll be able to presumably hope for on a Champions League away evening.
The six-time winners are in a terrific place to breeze by to the spherical of 16 as they blitzed the Serie A facet by successful 5-Zero in Bergamo.
It was a shocking attacking show by the Reds, with Diogo Jota in significantly spectacular type as he netted a hat-trick.
Jota scored the primary two to present Liverpool a commanding 2-Zero lead at half time earlier than quickfire targets from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane early within the second half put the match past any doubt.
The Portuguese ahead put the icing on the cake 5 minutes after Mane’s dinked effort to finish his treble.
The competition was throughout lower than ten minutes into the second half – however Klopp nonetheless managed to let his frustration get the higher of him.
In reality, Klopp’s anger even obtained an excessive amount of for the officers at one level with referee Ovidiu Hategan exhibiting him a yellow card within the 73rd minute.
Managers being proven playing cards is a comparatively new function within the sport, however why was the Liverpool boss cautioned?
There have been shouts for Liverpool to get a penalty as Curtis Jones was shoulder barged onto the ground, nevertheless it wasn’t given by the referee or VAR.
Klopp actually let the fourth official know that he didn’t agree and Hategan went over to the German to tell him that the incident had already been reviewed.
Klopp may then be heard saying: “I requested the query and he [the fourth official] didn’t know.”
However regardless of that lapse in communication, Klopp was booked for his protests which have been deemed too extreme.
Simply think about what he would have been like if Liverpool have been shedding the match!