Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp admits he was lucky to avoid sanction over outburst

• Liverpool manager not punished by FA over outburst at fourth official
• José Mourinho has complained he is treated differently to Klopp and Wenger

Jürgen Klopp has admitted he was fortunate to avoid sanction for his outburst at Neil Swarbrick on Tuesday and that it is difficult for all Premier League managers – José Mourinho included – to switch off their emotions in the heat of a game.

Mourinho claimed to be treated differently to other managers such as Klopp and Arsène Wenger having been warned about his behaviour during Manchester United’s goalless draw with Hull City on Wednesday. In contrast, Swarbrick, the fourth official during Liverpool’s draw against Chelsea on Tuesday, told the Liverpool manager he admired his passion after Klopp’s furious reaction to Simon Mignolet’s penalty save from Diego Costa.

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