LIVERPOOL will launch an investigation into claims their travelling supporters have been subjected to “heavy handed” remedy by native police and stewards in Seville.
Kop supporters’ group Spirit of Shankly (SOS) declare followers have been assaulted by police and stewards, with some refused entry into the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.
Followers shared tales of policing on social media, with a feminine supporter claiming she was punched.
SOS’s Jay McKenna mentioned: “A few our committee members reported issues entering into the bottom, being refused entry because the flag they’d (which featured a Liver fowl and the phrase ‘defiance’) was accused of getting a political message.
“What’s extra regarding is the stories of heavy-handed remedy of supporters, together with bodily assaults, with one committee member reporting she was punched as she was pushed out of the bottom.”
The Premier League facet who drew Three-Three with Seville on Tuesday say they’ll look to resolve what occurred to their followers in Spain.
The Liverpool assertion learn: “Following detailed and troubling accounts given by Liverpool supporters attending the match in opposition to Sevilla final evening, the membership is searching for to determine the info concerning their remedy by the hands of the host stewards and native police power.
“The security and safety of our supporters is our paramount concern and we intend to assemble all of the related info earlier than responding additional.”
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In the meantime Jurgen Klopp laid into his flops after this humiliating turnaround and admitted it “It looks like we misplaced.”
The Reds cruised into a 3 purpose lead earlier than half time, however their defence caved in as Wissam Ben Yedder netted twice and Guido Pizarro steered residence a stoppage-time leveller for Sevilla.
Klopp mentioned: “It’s two halves. A implausible half from my facet and the second half we made the error and didn’t play soccer.”
It means Liverpool face a last-day Champions League shootout in opposition to Spartak Moscow at Anfield on December 6 with a last-16 spot up for grabs.
Defeat to the Russians and a Sevilla win at Group E basement boys Maribor would see the Kop crash into the Europa League on the head-to-head rule.