Menu

Liverpool midfielder admits he was a pillock for getting sent off.

Javier Mascherano has admitted that his match-changing sending off at Old Trafford was entirely his fault and that he acted like a prize pillock. The Argie scuttled out of his Anfield bolt-hole to admit to his idiocy – Mascherano said (in a Daily Mail ‘exclusive’) :

‘I apologise to everyone. I made a mistake and I regret this mistake. It was my fault.

‘I am not a dirty player, I do not make a habit of showing disrespect towards referees, I don’t like this and I can only think the high intensity of the fixture, against Manchester United, affected my behaviour that day. It was out of character but I do not use that as an excuse.’

So is there anyone out there that still reckons he shouldn’t have been sent off now that even Javier himself admits his mistake?

Watch Liverpool live online

Watch Manchester United live online

More Stories mascherano