Manchester City make complaint to Liverpool alleging fan spat at Pep Guardiola’s backroom staff in Sunday’s 2-2 draw

Drama set stage at Anfield following Liverpool home draw against Manchester City in top table clash on Sunday evening.

One of them is Man City allege members of Pep Guardiola’s backroom staff were spat at by a Liverpool supporter during 2-2 draw at Anfield; City twice came from behind to draw, with Sadio Mane and Mo Salah goals for hosts cancelled out by efforts from Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City have made a complaint to Liverpool about a supporter allegedly spitting towards members of their backroom staff during the 2-2 draw at Anfield.

There is understood to be footage of the incident and City boss Pep Guardiola hopes Liverpool take action if the allegation, which is said to have occurred after City’s first goal, is proven.

He told Sky Sports: “I don’t know what happened. I heard something from the crowd – something not nice to staff. But I don’t know what exactly. I didn’t see the images.

“I’m pretty sure that if it happened, what the people told me, I’m sure Liverpool will take measures about this person. Liverpool is much greater than this behaviour.

“Nothing will change my admiration for this club. It was the same story two, three years ago when we came here and they destroyed our bus – it is certain people, not just Liverpool FC.

“It’s always a pleasure to come to this stadium. It’s an honour for this atmosphere, how they support the team. That’s why it’s Anfield.”


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