Albion boss Chris Hughton has pleaded for emotional goal celebrations not to be driven out of football.

But his players have been made aware of their responsibilities in tonight’s charged atmosphere at the Amex against arch rivals Crystal Palace.

Hughton’s call follows incidents in the weekend derby matches between Liverpool and Everton and Arsenal against his former club Spurs.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been hit with a misconduct punishment by the FA for running on to the pitch after his side’s 96th minute winner at Anfield.

At the Emirates, Eric Dier put his finger to his lips to silence the crowd after scoring Tottenham’s equaliser in their 4-2 defeat, which caused offence to the Arsenal substitutes warming up and provoked a melee.

Hughton said: “I hope it doesn’t stop what we saw because emotion is a big part of the game and you don’t want to take the emotion out of the game.

“For me, if it’s deemed there was any wrong doing, then the authorities should do the appropriate thing. But I wouldn’t want it to stop it happening again, because that’s a big part of what we do in football.

“We certainly won’t make a bigger deal than we need to. The players are well aware as regards celebrations and what they can do and can’t do.

“Maybe this (Palace) game has a bit more meaning, a bit more edge to it, but we won’t labour that one. We will make them aware, I am hoping we have things to celebrate, but we won’t drive it home to them.”

Klopp apologised to a miffed Hughton after he was too busy embracing Mo Salah to shake the Albion manager’s hand following Liverpool’s 5-1 victory at the Amex last season.

Hughton has sprung to Klopp’s defence after the Everton incident, when Klopp ran on to hug goalkeeper Alisson in celebration of Divock Origi’s freakish late winner.

“It’s emotions of the game,” Hughton said. “Jurgen’s a very emotional coach and these things happen for that exact reason.

“You’ve got to listen to what Jurgen said after - he almost had no control of what he did.

“You can get caught up with the emotions of the game. For the large part you have to try to control them but there are always going to be those moments where you perhaps react a little bit different to normal.”