Jurgen Klopp was seething at Hamza Choudhury after the Leicester midfielder’s tackle on Mohamed Salah forced the Liverpool star to hobble off the pitch.
Liverpool pulled off a dramatic last-gasp 2-1 win over Leicester on Saturday night thanks to a James Milner spot kick at Anfield.
However, their celebrations were somewhat muted by scenes just minutes earlier when Salah hobbled off the pitch with a concerning injury.
The Egypt international hit the deck after a crunching tackle from Choudhury in the latter stages of the match.
Salah eventually got back to his feet after receiving treatment but quickly indicated that he needed to be taken off.
Choudhury hit the headlines in August for a similarly forceful challenge on Matt Ritchie against Newcastle in the Carabao Cup, which left the midfielder needing stitches.
And Klopp has bemoaned the Leicester star for clearly not learning his lesson, questioning how he wasn’t shown a red card.
“I should be only happy because the way the boys did it and stuff like that,” he fumed.
“But I can not get the Choudhury yellow card. I don’t get that.
“He should know better.
“May be he was unlucky with Ritchie but it was him and he has to calm down.
“You can not only go for the man and then we get only a yellow card, I don’t know how that works.
“We see Mo lying in the dressing room… how can he be OK?”
“We don’t know [how serious it is] but it’s hard.
“It was done to slow Mo down and that is not OK.”
Sadio Mane had put the hosts 1-0 up in the first half but James Maddison equalised for Leicester with 10 minutes remaining and it looked as though Liverpool’s 100 per cent winning start to the season was going to come to an end.
But, after Marc Albrighton was adjudged to have brought down Mane in the box, Milner stepped up to successfully take the resulting penalty deep into stoppage time.
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