Liverpool boss Rodgers defends stroppy Suarez

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers defended a stroppy Luis Suarez after defeat at West Bromwich Albion. Suarez missed several chances and was booked on the stroke of half-time.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers defended a stroppy Luis Suarez after defeat at West Bromwich Albion.

Suarez missed several chances and was booked on the stroke of half-time.

But Rodgers said: "When you are a winner with so much passion, a game like today hurts.

"He is a wonderful player, a good man, world class and a winner and when it goes against you, it can be difficult."

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