Richarlison, Pickford Apologise To Liverpool Duo After Heavy Tackles

Everton ahead Richarlison has issued an apology to Liverpool’s Thiago Alcantara for his harmful problem on the midfielder in the direction of the top of Saturday’s 2-2 draw within the Premier League.

Thiago finally acquired up from Richarlison’s red-card sort out and created the opening for a late disallowed objective by Jordan Henderson however later reported an harm.

“Everybody who is aware of my background is aware of that I used to be by no means a violent participant,” Richarlison stated in a press release, blaming his heavy lunge on “sheer over-dedication”.

“I didn’t enter that dispute with the intention of injuring Thiago… I already despatched a message to him apologising and I additionally do it right here publicly. I hope he hasn’t been damage and that every thing is ok.”

Liverpool’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk was taken off with an harm early within the sport following a wild sort out from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp stated Van Dijk was “not good” and described Pickford’s actions as “not a problem the keeper can do.”

Henderson stated the England goalkeeper, who went unpunished after the incident, was sorry for his actions.

“Everybody retains asking us about it so I’m guessing it’s a crimson card. It mustn’t be problem,” Henderson instructed BT Sport. “To be honest, Jordan got here up and apologised to me after the sport and (instructed me) to inform Virgil.”

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