Mike Deans reaction as Guardiola fumes over Milner foul leaves fans in stitches

Pep Guardiola lost his cool on the touchline during Manchester City's 2-2 draw away at Liverpool on Sunday – and Mike Dean's reaction left fans in stitches.

City twice came from behind to secure a point in an enthralling second half at Anfield, with Phil Foden first cancelling out Sadio Mane's opener.

Kevin de Bruyne then netted the all-important equaliser five minutes after Mohamed Salah thought he had fired home a magnificent late winner.

It was a pulsating contest on Merseyside, but City will feel aggrieved that they weren't playing against 10 men in the final 15 minutes of the game.

After picking up a yellow card in the first half, Liverpool defender James Milner was extremely fortunate to avoid a second booking when he stuck a leg out and brought down Bernardo Silva as he counter-attacked for the visitors.

Referee Paul Tierney awarded a foul, but for reasons which remain unclear Milner escaped a red card.

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Guardiola could not contain his anger on the touchline, gesturing furiously and shouting at Dean when the foul went unpunished.

However, the fourth official was simply unfazed.

As Guardiola ranted – which earned him a yellow card of his own – an unimpressed Dean simply looked at the City boss in bewilderment.

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And fans absolutely loved his muted reaction.

One wrote: "Mike Dean just motionlessly chewing his gum while Pep Guardiola ranted in his face was amazing. Gonna think about that everytime I ref. Hero."

Another said: "Mike Dean's reaction to Pep Guardiola losing his head is an all-timer".

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A third quipped: "Mike Dean looking at a gesticulating Pep Guardiola with all the gum-chewing authority of the bouncer who’s never letting you in the club."

While one simply put: "Mike Dean didn't give a f*** about Guardiola".

Liverpool and City's draw means Chelsea remain top of the Premier League table heading into next week's international break.

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