Liverpool hit a huge blow by defeating Manchester City 3-1 earlier in the day.
After twelve championship days, the Reds are nine points clear of their rival of the day. After the match, the journalists asked Pep Guardiola to return to the polemical actions of the meeting.
"It would not be very nice, after a defeat, to complain about the referee. Do not ask me that, ask the referee. Ask the referees and the VAR people, not me. We tried to do our job, I prefer to talk about our performance, "said the Catalan in remarks reported by RMC Sport when he was asked about the contentious actions of the meeting, as this possible hand in the surface of the Reds at the very beginning of the game.