Watch Jurgen Klopp fume after brutal Merseyside draw sees Thiago and Van Dijk in hospital and Henderson winner ruled out
LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp fumed after his side were denied a late winner by VAR in a brutal Merseyside derby against Everton.
The game finished 2-2 at Goodison Park with Reds skipper Jordan Henderson thinking he had won it in the 93rd minute, only for Sadio Mane to be ruled offside.
The midday kick-off was a physical battle with Everton keeper Jordan Pickford somehow escaping a red card for a horrendous tackle on Virgil van Dijk.
It was so bad that the Dutch centre-back was hospitalised and reports later suggested he could miss up to EIGHT months out with an ACL injury.
Incredibly, Van Dijk's team-mate Thiago also found himself heading for A&E after a wild lunge from Richarlison – who was sent off.
And needless to say, Klopp was less than pleased in his post-match interview with BT Sport.
He said: "I’ve seen back the Henderson goal from the pass from Sadio and I didn’t see an offside.
"Maybe someone can explain it to me. The picture I saw, it wasn’t offside. It was offside because somebody decided it was."
BT's Des Kelly didn't help the German's mood by admitting: "We’ve not been able to work that one out either."
Former Borussia Dortmund manager Klopp had to compose himself before finishing his interview.
Despite VAR scrubbing off his side's stoppage-time winner, Klopp said he IS a fan of the technology.
The 53-year-old added: "I am a real support of VAR. At Villa [last season] the armpit was offside.
"Now, there is no armpit offside, everyone tells me it was not offside but it does not lift my mood.
"We lost one player with Virgil and maybe another with the red card. Not our day."
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