Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez was adamant Javier Mascherano had only asked ref Steve Bennett why team-mate Fernando Torres had been booked during the Reds 3-0 defeat at Manchester United The told Sky Sports: "Clearly he didn't say anything. Ryan Babel was close to him, he didn't say anything, he was asking what happened.Javier Mascherano is a good professional and was really surprised with the sending-off.

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