JORDAN HENDERSON and Alisson were involved in a furious exchange during Liverpool’s 0-0 draw at Chelsea.
The two under-performing sides met in a drab affair at Stamford Bridge last night.
Jordan Henderson furiously confronted Alisson
The Liverpool skipper was unhappy about a lack of communication
Alisson refused to back down in the argument
Jurgen Klopp’s team looked second best for most of the match, and frustrations reached a boiling point during the second half.
After a mix-up with Fabinho, Henderson fumed at Alisson for a lack of communication.
The Liverpool skipper gave both barrels to the Brazilian, who wasn’t afraid to give some back to his captain.
After shrugging and moving to walk away, a still-raging Henderson bumped his goalkeeper with his shoulder.
Alisson immediately turned around to have the final say, before finally getting away.
Reds fans online seemed to side with their goalkeeper in the argument.
One tweeted: “If every player turned in Henderson level performances this season, we’d be in the relegation zone.
“If every player played to Alisson’s level, we’d be probably challenging for the title.
“Yet one player feels he can give the other a public dressing down & shoulder charge him
A second commented: “I speak for all liverpool fans when i say that alisson deserves to wear the captain armband more than henderson.”
While a third wrote: “Henderson should be squaring up with himself for failing miserably at his own role rather then Alisson who is actually bossing his role.”
Another bitterly added: “He needed to blame someone for such poor play, why not the guy saving us.”
The result left Liverpool eighth in the table, seven points off the top four.
Klopp’s men next host Arsenal on Sunday.
After last night’s match, the German told the BBC: “I don’t expect us to have no confidence, but I know we have to put the hard work in first.
“It’s not a situation where you go out with back-heels and one-twos.
“We have to fight through. I know that’s not what people want to hear, but you cannot change that.
“I saw a really good attitude from my team tonight and that’s what I wanted to see.
“The recovery, the desire to sort the situation, I liked.
“Nil-nil is not the most spectacular one, but a step for us. A little step, but a step in the right direction.
“This is the basis for the rest of the season.”
Jurgen Klopp called last night’s match a ‘step in the right direction’
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