Jurgen Klopp is no stranger to an eruption of rage during the white-hot heat of a football match.
After one particularly explosive exchange with a fourth official during a Champions League match against Napoli in 2013, Klopp described himself as “pathetic” and admitted: “I don’t recognise myself sometimes on the touchline.”
However, his fury towards Premier League referee Paul Tierney had not fizzled out after Liverpool’s exhilarating 4-3 victory over Tottenham. Immediately after the match, Klopp claimed that the Wigan-born official has a vendetta against Liverpool.
“We have our history with…