An apologetic Virgil van Dijk saw no value in dragging the issue on any further following his red card at Newcastle.
After being dismissed for a last-man foul on Alexander Isak in the 2-1 win at St James' Park last month, his subsequent reaction saw him eventually punished with an additional one-match ban.
It was a costly blow-up from the Reds captain, who had branded the initial decision to send him off as a "f****** joke" in the heat of the moment on August 27.
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"Virgil van Dijk has been suspended for one match and fined £100,000 for breaching FA Rule E3.1 during Liverpool’s Premier League fixture against Newcastle United on Sunday 27 August," read a statement from the Football Association on September 8.
"The defender admitted that he acted in an improper manner and used abusive and insulting words towards a match official after being sent off in the 29th minute, and the sanctions were subsequently imposed by an independent Regulatory Commission. Full written reasons for this case will be published in due course."
In an attempt to put the incident behind him, Van Dijk quickly took to social media to offer a solemn, contrite reaction, posting: "Following the announcement today, I'd just like to make clear I totally accept the panel's decision.
"It was the first red card of my Liverpool career and I let my frustrations get the better of me, in an intense and heated moment. I apologised immediately after the game to the match officials and take full responsibility. Time to move forward now. I will continue supporting the teamRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk