Klopp lauds ‘fantastic’ performance of female-arbitration in the Super Cup

Juergen Klopp after winning the European Super Cup with Liverpool, not only good words for his team. The German was also full of praise about the way in which the female of arbitration Wednesday night to work in Istanbul.

“After the game I said to the arbitrator’s award, the trio is that, if we are to be just as good as they are, we are, 6-0 win,” said Klopp after the defeat to Chelsea after a penalty shoot-out at the English media. “The referee (by Stephanie Frappart, ed.). it did look amazing, just like the rest of the team.”

It was a Wednesday night, for the first time that a woman was in charge of a big game for the men as well. Frappart did, however, already at the highest stage, and she was in the beginning of July, in the lead of the world CHAMPIONSHIP final in the women of Orange, and in the United States, but in the run-up to the match, especially about her job.

Klopp can imagine that it would be impossible for Frappart and her colleagues in the team in the right direction. “There was a lot of pressure on them, due to the historical aspect. At times like this, it is important to remain calm, especially in such an intense game,” said the German.

“I have a lot of respect for the manner in which the arbitration is to of the pressure is gone. It was a really great performance. I was not at all happy with the penalty that Chelsea are on the road, but there we have it, for me not to do it.”


Summary-Super Cup-Liverpool-Chelsea (2-2, Liverpool win after penalty shots)

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After normal time it was still 1-1 at the mobile Park through goals from Sadio Mané and Jorginho (penalty) on the road, there was a penaltyserie is needed to determine the winner. Calculated as the Liverpool goalkeeper Those new to matchwinner due to the penalty from Tammy Abraham to stop.

The 32-year-old Adrián, signed nine days ago in a contract at the club, telling him that the press conference is over, West Ham United. He is usually a second goalkeeper, but it was at Chelsea under the bar due to the injury to first-choice Alisson.

“Welcome to Liverpool”, he said with a proud, Those, smiling at the BT Sport. “It’s been a really crazy week for me, but thanks to my team-mates, it was not difficult for me. I am very grateful to the fans of Liverpool, we made the prize possible.”

Klopp was also pleasantly surprised by the performance of Those. “I don’t even know where he was, two weeks ago, when we were up against a Manchester City who, when they were last in action on behalf of West Ham. He was forced to be there against Chelsea, right, and so he did. That is, it is an incredible feeling.”


Mané makes the final to Liverpool (1-1)

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Liverpool beats Chelsea after penalty and win the European Super Cup

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