LEEDS midfielder Mateusz Klich took issues into his personal palms to attempt to calm down an opponent — by pouring water down his again.
Klich, 28, received beneath the collar of Joe Williams and squirted a water bottle down his shirt as tempers flared between the title-chasing Lilywhites and Bolton.
After Josh Magennis barged into Liam Cooper, the referee awarded a free-kick however gamers and coaches from either side clashed on the sideline close to the dugouts.
Klich then managed to pay money for the bottle and riled the Bolton gamers much more, cue additional pushing and shoving.
Referee Tony Harrington booked Magennis for the preliminary problem after which confirmed Bolton boss Phil Parkinson a pink card for his involvement.
A fuming Parkinson stated: “Each member of each benches was over separating it, and the referee came visiting and despatched me off.
“I’ll ask in a minute why wasn’t their supervisor despatched off as he was exterior the technical space doing the identical, so had been all their employees.
“One in every of their gamers poured a bottle of water over Joe Williams’ head, that is what began it, he did not even get booked for it.
“Out of 20 employees in the course of a melee the referee selected to ship me off and left all their employees in place.”
However whereas the Trotters’ gaffer was understandably seething, Twitter was couldn’t get sufficient of the incident.
Naturally, Leeds followers lauded their midfielder’s antics and had been more than pleased to rub it in.
One stated: “Implausible s***housery.”
One other added: “Prime s***housery at work….”
One Leeds fan joked: “Ought to dock Leeds factors for that! And a 200okay effective!”
Whereas supporter Alex King stated: “Seems to me like he wanted cooling down. Good sportsmanship from us as common.”
And even one Bolton fan couldn’t assist however chuckle.
Simon Olive tweeted: “I’m a Bolton fan and nonetheless discover this beautiful humorous. Modern-day gamers are tender as f***.
“Maybe if my staff confirmed this a lot aggression when the sport is in play then we wouldn’t be on this mess.”
Soccer AM tweeted the clip yesterday afternoon and it has been appreciated by 5,000 folks – together with the person himself: Mateusz Klich.
Leeds remained two factors behind Championship leaders Norwich after holding on for a 2-1 victory in opposition to the Trotters at Elland Highway – whereas the Canaries and Sheffield United each gained to remain within the prime two.
Patrick Bamford scored his fourth of the season – and third in opposition to Bolton – with a 16th-minute penalty to place Marcelo Bielsa’s facet in entrance however Mark Beevers levelled six minutes later.
Ezgjan Alioski scored a weird winner with 1 / 4 of the sport remaining.
His cross managed to catch goalkeeper Remi Matthews out and bounced off the crossbar and over the road.