- Liverpool fans staged a mass protest against rising home game ticket prices.
- An estimated 10,000 fans left the stadium left the stadium after 77 minutes.
- Fans were angered at the proposed £77 price for match tickets.
- Liverpool threw away 3 points as Sunderland equalised in the final 15 minutes.
Fans waved black flags as they emptied the Kop early, abandoning the usual red and white banners.
The club’s under-fire owners Fenway Sports Group have now decided to revisit the plans following mounting pressure from the stands.
Chants were heard ringing around Anfield on the 77th minute and continued as outraged fans left the ground in droves. Liverpool fans were heard chanting ‘enough is enough you cheeky b******s’ to the club owners.
Footballers are often accused of being out of touch with the issues of their loyal supporters but former red Jamie Carragher and popular Sky Sports pundit joined with the Liverpool fans in their protest:
— Connor Savage (@Conn_1996) February 6, 2016
Jurgen Klopp’s side were winning 2-0 when thousands of fans headed for the exits before Sunderland bounced back to salvage a point with a 2-2 draw.