Jurgen Klopp admits he may have been lucky to escape punishment
The Liverpool boss was seen screaming in the fourth official's face after Simon Mignolet saved Diego Costa's penalty to secure a point on Tuesday.
Emotions were running high on the touchline but after Klopp admitted he apologised to Neil Swarbrick, the official apparently said he liked the German coach's passion.
That passion could have landed him in hot water and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho claimed he would have been punished if he had done the same.
Jose Mourinho claimed we would have been punished had he shouted in the face of an offical
But Jurgen Klopp refused to take the bait over Mourinho's comments, instead accepting that he possibly got lucky to escape retribution.
“I heard things about this before, too," Klopp said. "I have no idea (if managers are treated differently).
"We all know what we can do. It didn’t look nice, but it was not as bad as it looked.
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“Maybe I was lucky that the fourth official said something like that. There are different ways to handle the situation.
"It’s an emotional game. We struggle, myself, Jose, Arsene Wenger. Sometimes we get a fine, sometimes not.
"I was worse when I was younger. I have already improved. I've no idea why he spoke about me."