FA appeals against sanction imposed on Klopp for red card against City

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That Football Association (FA) will appeal against the sanction imposed on Jurgen Klopp for his red card during Liverpool's win over Manchester City last month.

Klopp was shown a red card for furiously charging towards assistant referee Gary Beswick and berating the official late in a 1-0 Premier League win for the Reds at Anfield on October 16.

The Liverpool manager admitted he "lost it" after he also confronted referee Anthony Taylor for not awarding a foul for a challenge on Mohamed Salah by Bernardo Silva.

Klopp was fined £30,000 by an independent regulatory commission but avoided a touchline ban.

He apologised for his actions and accepted the initial FA charge before discovering what his punishment would be, but the governing body on Friday revealed it will appeal against the commission's decision.

"The FA can confirm that it is appealing against the independent regulatory commission's sanction in relation to the recent case involving Jurgen Klopp after reviewing its written reasons," an FA spokesperson said.

"The independent regulatory commission fined Jurgen Klopp £30,000 for breaching FA rule E3 during Liverpool's Premier League game on Sunday 16 October 2022 against Manchester City."