Reds end spitting incident investigation in the clash against Man City
The Reds’ investigation into a spitting incident in their clash against Manchester City has come to an end.
filed an official complaint againstLiverpool
after their 2-2 draw last month at Anfield, with the incident occurring soon after their first equalizer.
Sky Sports News
, the investigation revealed that no one spat at a Citizen member of the staff.
A Liverpool statement read:
"We have now completed a full and thorough investigation following a complaint of an alleged incident near the dugout area at our fixture against Manchester City at Anfield last month.
"The evidence gathered was substantial and included statements from Manchester City's backroom staff, supporters, stewards, unredacted video footage and CCTV recordings.
"We have followed the club's official sanctions processes and appropriate actions have been taken based on the evidence gathered and information received from the complainant.
"We would like to thank all parties who have supported this investigation and now consider this matter closed."
After the clash against Liverpool, Man City manager
"I don't know what happened. I heard something from the crowd - something not nice to staff. But I don't know what exactly. I didn't see the images.
"I'm pretty sure that if it happened, what the people told me, I'm sure Liverpool will take measures about this person. Liverpool is much greater than this behaviour.
"Nothing will change my admiration for this club. It was the same story two, three years ago when we came here and they destroyed our bus - it is certain people, not just Liverpool FC.
"It's always a pleasure to come to this stadium. It's an honour for this atmosphere, how they support the team. That's why it's Anfield."
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