Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described the decision to award Sheffield United a penalty on Saturday as an “injustice” as the Reds came from behind to claim a 2-1 win.
Despite the early setback, the Reds fought back and pulled level just before half-time as Roberto Firmino scored his first goal of the season from close range.
While full of praise for Sheffield, Klopp was quick to question the penalty they were awarded as he applauded his side’s desire to fight back from the “injustice” and earn the win.
“I love these games, as you earn all of the rest. You earn the easier games when it all goes your way on nights like this
We struggled with McBurnie in the first half but we changed our positioning and won the second balls. We were dominating at 2-1 and had some really good football but then they came back.
“I’m not surprised at all, you always have to work hard against Sheffield United. It’s hard to take for Chris Wilder. They never give up, I respect that so much. They go and go and go. Chris is doing a wonderful job
Speaking about the penalty to Sky Sports, Klopp added: “The penalty conceded was clear it was a challenge to win the ball. We are on the wrong end of another decision, but luckily we could sort that tonight, so maybe I should not talk too much about that.”
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was impressed with the Reds desire to down an opponent they have now beaten for a fourth consecutive time in the Premier League