Jurgen Klopp charged with misconduct for celebrating last-minute Liverpool victor on pitch

Jurgen Klopp charged with misconduct for celebrating last-minute Liverpool victor on pitch

Jurgen Klopp charged with misconduct for celebrating last-minute Liverpool victor on pitch

Liverpool's Kenyan-born striker Divock Origi scored a stoppage time victor to see Liverpool claim a crucial victory against derby rivals Everton on Sunday.

Klopp ran on to hug goalkeeper Alisson after Divock Origi's freakish goal in Sunday's Merseyside derby.

Liverpool thought they had won the game three minutes earlier when van Dijk headed on a corner and Origi turned a hard chance onto the Everton bar, with home supporters appealing for a penalty after Daniel Sturridge's follow-up shot appeared to strike Gylfi Sigurdsson on the arm. Today he was charged with misconduct and has until 6pm GMT on Thursday to respond to the charge. I didn't want to run, ' said Klopp who sprinted onto the Anfield pitch to embrace keeper Alisson. It was not in my plan.

"First of all, I have to apologise for my run", Klopp said. "Not cool, but it happened".

"The passion for the city, the passion for the fans, for them, this is the most important game in the season".

I did immediately afterwards to Marco Silva; I didn't want to be disrespectful but I couldn't stop myself. "I think this season we are going to do something", he added.

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was livid after letting in the winner for Liverpool in bizarre circumstances
CLIVE BRUNSKILL GETTY IMAGESEverton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was livid after letting in the winner for Liverpool in bizarre circumstances

One of the most controversial moments of the game was Jürgen Klopp's over-exuberant celebration of Origi's victor when he ran onto the pitch to celebrate the goal with Becker. Origi was making his first Premier League appearance since the opening day of last season, and had not scored a goal of any kind for Liverpool since May 2017.

With the win, Liverpool secured three crucial points to keep pace just two points behind league leaders Manchester City.

"It makes flawless sense for Liverpool, certainly for the time being, to get some players back in terms of fitness and in terms of their own freshness, and then maybe we'll see Liverpool go back to that Klopp style that we saw last season to close out". It's very special to play in the Merseyside derby and especially to win. "I told him how much I respect his work because it's incredible what he did with that team". FantasyPlay ESPN Fantasy Soccer Pick your eight-man team and compete in the Champions League, Premier League, La Liga or Liga MX, then go head-to-head in leagues against your friends or people around the world. But if you can't get delirious about a 96th minute in the derby then football is dead. How [is] always, we could have done better in a few moments.

"I think it is clear for everyone we didn't deserve and it was a lucky, lucky, lucky day for Liverpool".

"Football is a game of mistakes, basically. I've said many times we are delighted but he can do better".

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