'I don't know how they could do it' – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp slams Wolves fans for celebrating Man City goals
JURGEN KLOPP has slammed Wolves fans for cheering Manchester City's goals on a rollercoaster final day of the season saying: "I don't know how they could do it."
Liverpool went into Sunday's epic finale needing to better City's result to complete a sensational turnaround and win the Premier League title.
On a topsy-turvy afternoon, Aston Villa gave the Reds hope by taking a 2-0 lead, only for Pep Guardiola and Co to score three goals in five minutes late on to snatch victory, making the Reds' 3-1 win at home to Wolves irrelevant.
During the game, a false rumour spread around Anfield that Villa had equalised to make it 3-3, with one supporter even having to tell a heartbroken Mohamed Salah it was actually 3-2.
After the energy-sapping final day, Klopp spoke out on his up-and-down day.
When asked if the cheers around Anfield gave him temporary hope, a dejected Klopp said: "Yeah, yeah, yeah…
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"I don't understand how the Wolverhampton supporters can celebrate when City score a goal.
"I don't understand these kind of feelings.
"But it was not completely unexpected, we knew it could happen."
The Kop boss went on to congratulate Man City on their title win – but claimed he'd wish they'd put Aston Villa out of their misery early on enduring a rollercoaster of emotions.
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On the City vs Villa game, Klopp added: "I didn't know 100 per cent what was going on.
"I realised Aston Villa were in front…
"Congratulations, first and foremost, to Man City, Pep Guardiola, all his staff and everybody from City for winning a tough race.
"That's how it is. If you want to win big, you have to be ready to lose big.
"We lost big today – not the game, but the league.
"The mood is obviously very, very disappointed… I would prefer if City were 5-0 up after 10 minutes.
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"When it's this up and down, it was 3-2 and for a second somebody said it was 3-3…
"I felt for a second like we could become champions."
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