Jurgen Klopp and Duncan Ferguson involved in FURIOUS touchline row at Anfield during Merseyside Derby… but Scotsman has the last laugh as he leads Toffees’ dressing room celebrations after first win at the Reds since 1999
- Everton beat Liverpool 2-0 at in the Merseyside derby at Anfield on Saturday
- Jurgen Klopp and Duncan Ferguson had a heated exchange on the touchline
- The Liverpool boss and Everton assistant disagreed over a Reds penalty claim
- Ferguson had the last laugh as Everton got their first win at Anfield since 1999
- The Scot was seen leading the celebrations in the dressing room at full-time
Jurgen Klopp and Duncan Ferguson were reportedly involved in a heated argument on the touchline during the Merseyside derby at Anfield.
A first-half goal from Richarlison and second half penalty from Gylfi Sigurdsson gave Everton their first win at their rivals’ home since 1999 and condemned the Reds’ to their fourth-straight defeat.
According to reports from Anfield, tempers flared between Klopp and Ferguson in the second half following a Liverpool penalty claim, with Toffees’ captain Seamus Coleman intervening.
Duncan Ferguson (left) and Jurgen Klopp were involved in a furious touchline row at Anfield
Ferguson had the last laugh as the Toffees got the win with the coach leading the celebrations
Ferguson was said to have had a big smile on his face after the appeal with Klopp allegedly shouting: ‘Why are you laughing?’
The Scot is thought to have replied: ‘We are allowed to talk or is it just you, Jurgen?’
It was the former Everton striker who had the last laugh as his side took all three points and videos later emerged of him leading the celebrations in the away dressing room.
The snapchat video was taken by Everton youngster Niels Nkounkou who was an unused sub
Niels Nkounkou, who was an unused substitute for the Blues, shared a clip on his snapchat story with Ferguson and the rest of the players going wild.
The coach was also part of the celebrations on the pitch with the 49-year-old giving right back Coleman a kiss on the forehead at full-time.
The result marked another blow for Klopp’s side, who are now 16 points behind leaders Manchester City having played a game more.
They now look to be in a battle to make the top four with Everton’s win taking them level on points with a game in-hand. The Reds are currently sixth, two points behind West Ham and three behind Chelsea.
To make matters worse for Klopp, Jordan Henderson was forced off with an injury in the first half.
It was Everton’s first win at Anfield since 1999 with goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson
It got worse for Liverpool with captain Jordan Henderson going off injured in the first half
The captain has been filling in at centre back due to injuries to Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip. Fabinho, who has also been playing in defence this season, is also injured.
That leaves new signing new signing Ozan Kabak, Nat Phillips, Rhys Williams and and Ben Davies, who is yet to make his Reds debut since his January move from Preston.
Everton have now won eight matches away from home in the Premier League and are unbeaten in their last eight games on their travels.