Pundit slams 'guilty' star after Liverpool dressing room reveal from Pearce
Liverpool have every right to feel aggrieved by Anthony Taylor’s refereeing against Man United, according to Kevin Campbell.
The former Arsenal and Everton striker, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, suggested Cristiano Ronaldo should have been sent off in the second half after he lashed out at Curtis Jones.
Paul Pogba was shown a straight red following a two-footed challenge on Naby Keita after 60 minutes.
However, The Athletic‘s James Pearce has claimed Liverpool believe “there could have been five red cards for United in total”.
Sources revealed to Pearce that the Reds bench felt Anthony Taylor took pity on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.
When asked by Football Insider for his thoughts on Taylor’s performance, Campbell said: “Nobody could have argued if Ronaldo had been sent off.
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“Yes, the ball was there but the aggressive nature of it was the issue. The ball was so close to Curtis Jones. If that was a red card I would have completely understood.
“Pogba’s was a definite red card. He was clearly frustrated because he was brought on at 4-0 when the game had already gone. This is a World Cup winner we are talking about. A World Cup winner that can’t get into that team.
“It was a serious challenge and a guilty challenge. It was a red card.
“For how good Liverpool were, it was sad to see Manchester United like that.”