Rodgers claims players wouldn’t cross line

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has claimed that his side would never cross the line with referees in the wake of the recent criticism that Chelsea have faced after their behaviour in their Champions League exit at the hands of PSG.

Chelsea players, including captain John Terry, surrounded referee after a challenge from Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimović on midfielder Oscar, which saw the striker dismissed. However, the Blues came in for criticism post match for their behaviour in surrounding the match official.

Rodgers has joined pundits Jamie Carragher and Graeme Souness in criticism the Premier League leaders and claimed his side would never cross the line with officials.

TheNorthernIrishmansaid “But for me there is always a line I would never want my teams to cross and the behaviour of them on the field will demonstrate that, in every team I take.

“So we want to be super-competitive and want to win and do everything to win.

“There is a line of behaviour I would never ask any of my teams to cross and I think you see that in how they play and how they work

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