Liverpool, Leicester brawl explained?

Scenes of brawl erupted after Liverpool's dramatic last-minute win over Leicester and it's now been revealed what caused the scuffle between Ayoze Perez and Andy Robertson.

The Reds moved eight points clear of second-placed City this weekend after eight rounds of fixtures after a thrilling clash at Anfield against the in-form Foxes.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the mini on-pitch brawl between Andy Robertson and Ayoze Perez

After Sadio Mane's first-half striker, the Brendon Rodgers' side's equaliser from James Maddison, seemigly earned the visitors a crucial point in their persuit of a top-four finish this season.

But Sadio Mane was adjudged to have been fouled in the dying seconds after the game, as James Milner converted the stoppage-time spot kick.

While tempers flared over the controversial decision confirmed by VAR, a scuffle erupted between the two sets of players at the full-time whistle.

Footage of Milner’s penalty taken from a fan in the stand behind the goal shows Adam Lallana grabbing the ball, kicking out at Kasper Schmeichel and then getting roughed up by a couple of the Leicester players.

And it seems the animosity carried through to the rest of the squad when Perez and Robertson had a coming together at the full-time whistle - which can be seen in the video below.

Robertson's dig and celebrations tipped Perez over the edge, which Reds boss Jurgen Klopp confirmed in his post-match interview.

"Andy Robertson celebrated on final whistle and pushed [Perez], which he probably didn't expect, which he was annoyed at," he said.
 
Mane, who won the penalty, which has divided opionion of it's legitmacy believes the result was deserved for the efforts of this team.
 
"At the end of the game, we got a penalty. To be honest, we just have to say we deserved to win this game."
 
The Reds next challenge is a trip to Old Trafford to face their a out of sorts Manchester United side on 20 October after the international break.

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