Jürgen Klopp unhappy with penalty, but not Liverpool team selection

• German happy with the performance and attitude of his players
• Sam Allardyce says referee was brave to give Everton spot-kick

Jürgen Klopp refused to accept his team selection and substitutions had cost Liverpool victory in the Merseyside derby after he left Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino on the bench and withdrew Mohamed Salah before seeing Everton pinch a point with a late penalty.

“I was really happy with the performance of the team,” the Liverpool manager said. “The attitude of the boys was outstanding, they were all ready to play football against an Everton side who had come to defend deep, and we controlled the game apart from one situation. Unfortunately that situation decided the game, but that is what we must accept.”

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