"It was shocking - absolutely shocking. Reckless," he said.
"I'm all for competitive football, no one more than myself, but seriously, they were borderline tackles.
"I didn't really say to Pat but I made my feelings pretty clear to the fourth official. I don't think it was any player target in particular, it was across the board.
"We've got a big Champions League game and I'm not asking any favours, I don't mind teams being competitive, and the physicality of the game was good but I felt it was over the top.
"My opinion may be different from Pat's, he'll say he sent his team out to get in our faces and I don't mind that at all, but the ref should take more of a grip on it sometimes."
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