Referee Jon Moss who red-carded Milner happened to be his primary school teacher

Referee Jon Moss who red-carded Milner happened to be his primary school teacher

- James Milner was shown a red card in Liverpool's 4-3 win over Crystal Palace at Anfield

- The center-referee Jon Moss happened to have taught the ex-England star at primary level

- Liverpool maintained their four-point lead at the the top of the Premier League table this term

Liverpool vice-captain James Milner was given his marching orders in the Reds thrilling 4-3 win over Crystal Palace at Anfield.

The ex-England international was shown two yellow cards and was sent off by referee Jon Moss following a crunch tackle on Wilfried Zaha.

And it has emerged that the referee and player's relationship have gone a long way following a post on Twitter.

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A picture of Moss and Milner appeared on social media with the Premier League center-referee appearing to coach a youth side captained by the former Manchester City star.

It is claimed Moss was a teacher Westbrook in Horsforth, the same primary school Milner attended when he was a child.

However, the Premier League referee had no mercy for his former student after fouling Zaha in the 89th minute of the match.

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Milner's red card came at the time Roy Hodgson's side piling up the pressure on the Merseyside club as at when the scores was 3-2.

However, Sadio Mane scored what seemed to be the last goal in the game but Max Meyer's netted for the visitors again in time added on.

Th victory kept Liverpool's four-point lead at the top of the Premier League intact with Manchester City closing in on the leaders after their 3-0 win at Huddersfield.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace 4-3 in tough Premier League fixture at Anfield.

Andros Townsend put Palace in the lead in the first half but Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino scored a goal each in the opening stages of the second half.

Jaes Tomkins 65th minute header made it 2-2 hut a terrible mistake by Julian Speroni gave Salah his second goal of the match to make it 3-2.

Sadio Mane struck in the 90 minute to make it 4-2 and Max Meyer ended the thrilling contest with an injury time goal as the match finished 4-3 in favour of Liverpool.

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