Crimson playing cards underneath Jurgen Klopp‘s tutelage are few and much between and by no means for violent conduct, however not on this event because of a “positively a fallacious response” from Nunez.
Andersen labored Nunez on and off the ball within the 56 minutes main as much as the incident, and the No. 27’s endurance clearly wore skinny as he needlessly retaliated with a headbutt.
It’s now a three-game suspension for the 23-year-old at a time when Liverpool are already counting their losses thanks to numerous accidents.
It’s an Anfield debut that won’t be forgotten in a rush and the Palace defender defined how he knew he received underneath Nunez’s pores and skin.
“The entire recreation I sat actually near him, I aggravated him quite a bit and did properly towards him. I believe that’s why he was slightly bit indignant with me,” Andersen advised Viaplay after the match.
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“In that state of affairs, he headbutted me, the primary one, at a cross, and I advised him he shouldn’t try this.
“I used to be indignant with him. Then he did it once more which is, for me, actually silly. A transparent purple card.”
The motion was taken instantly underneath the nostril of referee Paul Tierney after Nunez had drawn his consideration to what he felt was unlawful remedy from Andersen but once more.
The Palace defender made positive Tierney was conscious of the impression, galvanising the Anfield crowd that reached a brand new degree when Luis Diaz scored a chic objective simply 4 minutes after Nunez was handed his marching orders.
It’s a response different defenders within the Premier League and Europe will look to get from Nunez and a studying curve is required to make sure one other comparable flashpoint is prevented.
“Provocation and positively fallacious response, he’ll study off that. Sadly, he has now three video games to do this. It isn’t cool for us however it’s how it’s,” Klopp stated post-match.