As part of the club’s offer update, Liverpool is prepared to involve the authorities in the case of a fan who’spat at the Man City bench.’
Liverpool have intensified their search for a fan who allegedly spat at Man City’s bench.
Liverpool and Manchester City drew 2-2 at Anfield on Sunday, but the terrific action on the pitch was tarnished by an alleged incident in the crowd, with the Reds threatening to take legal action.
The thrilling 2-2 tie between Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday was overshadowed by a tragic alleged incident in the away dugout.
City came back from two goals behind to draw 2-2 with Liverpool at Anfield, with goals from Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne canceling out goals from Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
At the final whistle, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola shared an embrace, but City officials alleged that a member of the audience spat at their bench, prompting Liverpool to launch an investigation.
The Reds now appear to be prepared to involve the authorities in the affair.
Liverpool have stated they have obtained “significant evidence” following an allegation of a serious alleged incident near the City dugout during the 2-2 draw between the title contenders on Sunday, according to The Mirror.
Given the potentially illegal nature of the alleged conduct, a club representative has also stated that they are prepared to hand over the evidence to the police if City requests it.
After the game, Liverpool provided an update on the incident, in response to City’s official protest following the weekend’s outcome, in which the visitors claimed one of their backroom staff had been spat upon by a home supporter.
The club issued the following statement: “We are undertaking a complete investigation into a severe alleged incident near the dugout area at Anfield during the second half of Sunday’s game against Manchester City.
“Given the possibility of criminal charges, the evidence gathered to date is substantial and will be handed over to Merseyside Police if required. The Club’s Official Sanctions Process will also be applied to this case.
“Anfield is our home, and we will guarantee that everyone who attends has a safe and happy experience, and we will not allow inappropriate isolated behavior to undermine our Club’s beliefs and principles.”
Spitting directly at another individual can result in criminal charges, and Liverpool has stated that they are prepared to pursue this. “Brinkwire News Summary.”