“What Simeone did was cowardly and petty”

The end of the game that he Atlético de Madrid disputed before Liverpool at Wanda Metropolitano it keeps giving something to talk about. Diego Simeone, the rojiblanco coach received harsh criticism for not greeting his counterpart from the English team, Jurgen Klopp, even though that him Cholo He already explained that he always leaves running after the game, win or lose, and that he does not usually say hello after the crash, yes before him.

That, or the very explanation of Jurgen Klopp, in which he said he understood perfectly the reaction of his partner, they avoided that in England They were very hard on the Argentine’s performance. Joleon lescott, former soccer player of Manchester City what the game commented on the English television channel BT Sport, crossed out Diego Simeone, coach of the Spanish team, of “coward” for not shaking hands with Jurgen Klopp, coach of the English team, at the end of the match. “I think he’s petty, he didn’t seem overwhelmed by the comments from Jurgen Klopp before the game, but not shaking his hand to run to the tunnel is quite cowardly, in my opinion, “said the former player of the Everton.

And he was not the only one who censored the episode. “You must respect Klopp as a coach, Simeone. During the game cheering for the stands, lifting the players, I understand. But not shaking hands at the end, I think it leaves him in a bad place, “he said. Peter Crouch, former player of Liverpool, and also a commentator on ‘BT Sports’,

TO THE RACE

The technician of the Atlético de Madrid ran down the locker room tunnel leaving Klopp planted. The German waved his hand in goodbye as Simeone disappeared from the lawn of the Wanda Metropolitano. Yes he could shake hands Klopp to other footballers of the Athletic What Kondogbia.

The gesture of Simeone did not sit well with the English commentators and Peter crouch, former player of Liverpool, said he was put in evidence by doing so and Lescott he pointed out that it was a “cowardly” act.

The Liverpool beat 2-3 at Atlético de Madrid at Wanda in a game marked by controversy, after a penalty annulled by the VAR in favor of the rojiblancos in the last minutes of the game.


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