Liverpool 2-2 Man City: Pep Guardiola fumes at James Milner’s red card escape

Liverpool score second objective in exciting 2-2 draw minutes after Milner permitted to remain on pitch following evident second bookable offense; Milner likewise tried not to yield punishment for push on Phil Foden

Energy Guardiola has demanded James Milner ought to have been shipped off during Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Man City, while Micah Richards has marked the choice of arbitrator Paul Tierney not to excuse Milner as “crazy” and a “stunner”.

Milner, who had effectively been reserved regardless of Tierney decreeing that the substitute Liverpool right-back had not fouled Phil Foden for a first-half punishment, stayed away from a subsequent yellow card in spite of an unmistakable foul on Bernardo Silva halfway during that time half.

Minutes after the fact, Milner was intensely associated with Liverpool’s subsequent objective prior to being subbed.

City supervisor Guardiola criticized furiously on the touchline at Tierney’s refusal to alert Milner briefly time and told Sky Sports a short time later: “It’s a yellow card. It’s unmistakable. It’s Anfield, it’s Old Trafford. In our circumstance a City player is shipped off. It’s an excessive amount of clear. It was a subsequent yellow.”

Richards was much more blistering, telling Sky Sports: “The ref has had an outright stunner. I’m not sure how that is permitted to occur. How might he not give that choice? It’s totally bewildering. He was affected by the group. We need to come clean. It’s a yellow card and it changes the result of the game.”