Following Wednesday’s 2-1 Champions League loss to Paris Saint Germain, Liverpool should have controlled their aggression better in the face of Brazilian Neymar’s “playacting”, defender Andy Robertson has said.
The Parc des Princes contest was marked by a number of interruptions with last season’s finalists Liverpool committing 20 fouls and picking up six yellow cards, but Robertson said the French side had indulged in gamesmanship.
“I suppose they were in the lead and they were looking to waste time. You can use gamesmanship, playacting, you can use it all really,” Robertson told Sky Sports.
“I would like to know how much time they wasted… it was frustrating. But when you play against PSG you know it’s something you’re going to come up against, especially with him (Neymar). It wasn’t something we quite dealth with tonight.
“It’s frustrating when he is falling like he is. It’s all part and parcel of his game and we needed to deal with that. We didn’t quite control our aggression.”
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