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Augsburg gave Jürgen Klopp a pretzel during a post-match press conference
SURPRISE GIFT: Pretzel (Image: LFCTV)

VIDEO: Augsburg give Jürgen Klopp pretzel at post-match press conference

Bundesliga side oblige Liverpool boss with tasty snack after 0-0 Europa League draw.

Watch the moment Augsburg gave Jürgen Klopp a pretzel during the post-match press conference to Liverpool’s 0-0 Europa League draw in Bavaria.

Speaking to local press on arrival, Klopp had expressly requested pretzels at dinner since he found himself hard-pressed to get hold of them on Merseyside.

Such good sports are Augsburg – as evidenced by the handy Scouse-German phrasebook they released in the build-up to the Round of 32 tie – that they duly obliged him, enabling Klopp to merrily munch his way through the presser.

Augsburg also anticipated the fixture by offering to supply Klopp with a pair of emergency spare glasses, in reference to Christian Benteke accidentally snapping his manager’s specs while celebrating the dramatic recent 5-4 win at Norwich:

Our @EuropaLeague clash with @LFC is less than a month away! We're making sure we're ready for #Klopp & Co… #FCA pic.twitter.com/Q569xdiNQG

— FC Augsburg English (@FCA_World) January 26, 2016

The Bundesliga side also featured on these pages recently when their goalkeeper Marwin Hitz was sent a bill by FC Köln for intentionally scuffing one of their penalty spots, an act which caused the home side’s Anthony Modeste to slip and miss a spot kick.