Rodgers criticizes Suarez over diving scandal

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticized Luis Suarez

after the striker said he dived while playing for the Merseyside

club in a Premier League match in October.

The Uruguay forward admitted to ”falling” in an attempt to win

a penalty during a goalless draw against Stoke, but no spot kick

was awarded.

Rodgers has described the Uruguay forward’s behavior as

”unacceptable” and said the club would look to take action.

Rodgers says ”I have spoken to Luis and it will be dealt with


The 25-year-old Suarez was also involved in controversy last

week following his handball in the build-up to his winning goal

against Mansfield in the third round of the FA Cup.

Suarez has scored a team-leading 19 goals in all competitions

this season.