Klopp was 'bound to be feeling a bit sore after the loss'

Chief football writer Phil McNulty
Chief football writer Phil McNulty

BBC Sport's chief football writer, Phil McNulty, has been answering your questions on Monday.

Daniel asked: What did you make of Jurgen Klopp's post-match behaviour? I'm sure he was disappointed to lose, but he seems to have an unfortunate habit of berating the press when he doesn't get the result.

Phil replied: In his traditional post-match media conference he was absolutely fine and very gracious, congratulating Manchester United and Erik ten Hag. I didn’t see it at the time but gather he was annoyed at some questions from the foreign media - which they were perfectly entitled to ask I should stress and they seemed fine to me when I just watched the clip - but I suppose he was bound to be feeling a bit sore after the loss.

We have seen before that great managers can tend to be sore losers on occasions. It’s because they are great managers and hate losing.