(CNN) — Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp directed the praise for history-making referee Stephanie Frappart after her performance at the European Super Cup final.
The Frenchwoman became the first female referee to officiate the European game of a men, as Liverpool defeated Chelsea 5-4 on penalties following an entertaining clash had ended.
Frappart, who took control of the Womens World Cup final has been supported by an Group of supporters: Frances Manuela Nicolosi and Michelle ONeill of the Republic of Ireland.
I told the ref team following the match that if we would have played they whistled, wed have won 6-0, Klopp said to Liverpools official site. This was my complete opinion. They played with a fantastic game.
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I advised her also that I am not pleased with the punishment decision since Im still not sure that it was a penalty, but it is not important anymore.
The German trainer was speaking to the penalty awarded to Chelsea for a foul.
In possibly the games only moment of contention, Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian confessed hetouched him but thought Abraham had beenwas looking to get the punishment.
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They were very great, Klopp added of the officers. Whatever you might have believed before the game, there was stress on them just like hell having the historical moment.
Staying by yourself, staying calm and do what you need to do, decide very important things in a really difficult and intense match, I could not have more respect, to tell the truth. It was really a fantastic performance.