Footage from Anfield has emerged showing the extent of Frank Lampard’s touchline disagreement with Jurgen Klopp, with the Chelsea manager even telling Klopp to ‘f*** off’.
Lampard was furious in the first half of Wednesday’s 5-3 win for the Reds when they were awarded a free-kick after Kovacic seemed to win the ball.
After the game, Frank Lampard said Liverpool’s bench had been too arrogant and now fresh footage from the dugouts has revealed why he was so angry.
Lampard was furius with Liverpool assistant Pep Lijnders talking to the fourth official, telling him that it was not a foul and to ‘sit down’.
Klopp got annoyed with the Chelsea boss – telling him not to speak to his coach in such manner, Lampard continued as Klopp was heard saying, ‘Calm down, calm down’.
But as Lampard was walking away, another Liverpool assistant, Peter Krawietz, then shouted, ‘Clear foul’.
Lampard responded instantly: ‘It’s not a f***ing foul. I’m not asking you. Shut up. Shut up!’ Klopp can then be heard screaming at Lampard, to which he replied: ‘F*** off you as well.’
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The Reds bench could then be heard chuckling, then Frank Lampard threw out one last barb.
‘Only title you’ve ever won and you’re f***ing giving it the big un, f*** off!’ shouted the Chelsea head coach, which annoyed Liverpool players in the stands and Adrian said, ‘No, no, calm, calm’.
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Lampard then tells Jurgen Klopp to tell his staff to ‘have some respect and sit down’