Who p***ed on Ahmed Hegazi’s bran flakes this morning?
West Brom’s Egyptian centre-back seemed to confuse the Hawthorns pitch for an MMA octagon as the Baggies came from 2-0 down to draw with Liverpool 2-2 in the Premier League’s early kick-off.
Hegazi faces the possibility of retrospective action after appearing to punch Danny Ings and claw Mohamed Salah.
The Egyptian defender went up for a header with goalscorer Ings and appeared to jab the former Burnley forward in the side.
The blow lacked true malice and wouldn’t have caused Ings much discomfort but it certainly appeared a deliberate act.
Hegazi later appeared to claw his international team-mate as he clawed at Salah’s face as he went up for a header.
Again, it wasn’t a natural swing of the arm, and most most watching the replays would have concluded it was clearly an attempt to unsettle Liverpool’s free-scoring winger.
The pair appeared to be in good spirits after the game but that may not spare Hegazi punishment at a later date.
Both incidents were missed by referee Stuart Atwell.
This means the FA can review the incidents and could suspend the Baggies defender until the end of the season.
Marcos Alonso was recently banned for three games after his stamp on Shane Long was missed by Mike Dean at the time.
Ings and Salah, as well as being assaulted by Hegazi, were both on the scoresheet.
The England forward scored his first goal in 930 days to open the scoring for the visitors.
And when Salah’s chipped finish have the Reds a two-goal lead (and drew him level with Alan Shearer, Luis Suarez and Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of 31 Prem goals for a 38-game season) it appeared the three points would be going home with Jurgen Klopp.
But late goals from Jake Livermore Solomon Rondon rescued a point for the hosts, much to the joy of the home fans despite the inevitability of relegation.