Jurgen Klopp didn't take any guff from the bitter Villarreal manager after Anfield win 5 years ago

Jurgen Klopp didn't take any guff from the bitter Villarreal manager after Anfield win

Bitter much.

Jurgen Klopp really enjoyed Thursday night's Europa League success at Anfield.

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The German was vindicated in his confidence that Anfield could prove the difference in overturning a first leg 1-0 defeat in Spain to Villarreal, as his side marched to his month's final with a 3-0 win over the 'Yellow Submarine'.

After that late smash-and-grab last week, the Villarreal boss Marcelino was delighted with his sides' performance and celebrated wildly on the touchline.

However, Klopp got his revenge last night as his side blew away the La Liga side with a 3-0 win thanks to goals from Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana.

There were a number of tense exchanges between both men on the sideline during the game that hinted at some pretty bad blood between the rivals.

But the bad feeling between both men continued in the post-match press conference with the Villarreal manager sniping that his players were mistreated by Liverpool during the game.

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Klopp did not rise to the bait, however, and responded in classic Klopp style when the comments were put to him.

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He also added that he considered Marcelino "a great manager" but if a manager is going to be that bitter after losing a game when his side was totally outclassed, Klopp is going to be equally as harsh.

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