Mourinho happy for Klopp not to face a punishment

Red Devil’s boss Jose Mourinho has defended Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp’s action when he left his technical area during Manchester United’s win on Sunday. Klopp ran 20 meters down to argue with Dejan Lovren and was quickly cautioned to be back to his area, however no further action were applied by referee. Mourinho was sent to the stands last September for momentarily stepping out of his technical area and now he thinks the referee handled the situation perfectly. ‘Probably you are not expecting my answer – but I’m happy with the decision,’ Mourinho said after the game. ‘He (Klopp) was not speaking against the referee. He was upset with a player and the same happened to me against Crystal Palace where I was upset with my player and therefore they (the officials) understood that too. ‘I think Martin Atkinson, after so many years of this, I think made the right decision. I saw it. He (Klopp) was very upset with his player and not at the referee. ‘If you leave the technical area by a couple of metres – or in this case 20 metres – but to speak to your own player and not to complain about the referee’s decision, then they made the right decision.’  

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