Mourinho backs Klopp and officials over touchline antics

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney put his side on the way to a Champions League quarter-final win over Chelsea with a goal at Stamford Bridge

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney put his side on the way to a Champions League quarter-final win over Chelsea with a goal at Stamford Bridge

'How can I be frustrated if don't create a lot of chances against a world-class team like United, ' he said.

Liverpool had more possession and did more with the ball than United, but against a Jose Mourinho side having more possession and doing more with the ball often doesn't end up with three points given the Portuguese manager's tactical tendencies.

"First of all, we don't need to concede the two goals in the first half; for the rest, it was hard to break them down, they sit and hope for the best on the break". They left it looking rather shakier.

There were unsavoury scenes at London Stadium where pitch invasions and mass protests in the stands forced owners David Sullivan and David Gold to leave the director's box, with police brought in to restore order.

Both teams are effectively playing for second, with Man City a massive 18 points head of Liverpool at the top of the league.

Rashford scored two brilliantly-taken goals and has surely put himself in contention to start against Sevilla in the Champions League.

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"If people don't think we deserved it, I don't care".

"In the situations around the two goals, it was not like it should be - you can not leave a player alone", assessed Klopp.

"We have to defend these situations better".

"With Romelu Lukaku, he can win the headers sometimes - we did it afterwards [won the headers], but in these two situations we didn't".

"United may finish ahead of Liverpool this season, but I know which team I would pay to watch each week and they would not be managed by Mourinho". Salomon Rondon gave West Brom the lead at The Hawthorns, but four Leicester goals without reply ensured West Brom stayed bottom, eight points from safety.

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