Former goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer does not share Jurgen Klopp’s frustrations at some of the tackles that came from Sean Dyche’s Burnley side on Wednesday night.
Klopp did not hold back in his post-match press conference come the end of the clash at Turf Moor, as he was not pleased with one particular challenge from Ben Mee which fractured Joe Gomez’s leg.
Schwarzer felt the comments were unnecessary and the incident just comes with playing football.
Schwarzer told Sky Sports: “It’s a brilliant tackle from Mee, it’s what you want from your centre-half. It’s not a Burnley-specific tackle, it’s a defender’s tackle.
“Sean Dyche is rightly upset and annoyed by the comments. I think that is a tackle you want every centre-half to make.
“I’ve seen Liverpool play, Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez have made those challenges and it’s no different to what they’ve done.
“It’s more frustration from Jurgen Klopp, he’s lost Joe Gomez, he’ll be out for a long time. He plays at centre-half, he was out of position on the right, I’ve seen him play there before and I don’t think it’s his position.
“The problem he may have now is that with such a great defensive record, they won’t be as strong with Dejan Lovren or Joel Matip coming in.”