Harry Kane insists he did NOT deserve a red card for problem on Andy Robertson… and divulges Liverpool full-back even agreed with him and stated: ‘I do not suppose it was a foul’
Harry Kane insisted his problem on Andy Robertson did not warrant a sending off and that referee Paul Tierney made the suitable name by reserving him.
The Spurs striker scored solely his second Premier League purpose of the season early within the first half of the 2-2 draw in opposition to Liverpool, however may have been dismissed shortly afterward for a lunge on Robertson.
Kane appeared to catch the Scotland worldwide flush on his ankle with studs exhibiting and was booked by Tierney. The resolution enraged Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, nevertheless it was upheld after a VAR test.
Harry Kane felt he did not deserve to be despatched off for a lunge on Liverpool’s Andy Robertson
Speaking after the sport, Kane dismissed the suggestion he had been fortunate to stay on the pitch.
‘I believed it was a sturdy tackle however I received the ball. I have never seen it again,’ he informed Sky Sports.
‘When you are enjoying in opposition to prime sides and preventing for factors, typically there are going to be sturdy tackles. They’ve clearly checked it, it stayed as a yellow card and we transfer on.’
The England captain then revealed that Robertson, who noticed red within the second half himself, agreed with the choice.
Ex-Reds midfielder Jamie Redknapp stated that Robertson was fortunate his foot was not grounded
Kane lunged in on Robertson lower than 20 minutes into Liverpool’s journey to Spurs
‘On the pitch, it did not really feel like [a red card was deserved],’ he continued.
‘Even Andy [Robertson], on the pitch, stated “No, you simply caught my foot – do not suppose it was a foul.” Sometimes, whenever you sluggish stuff down in soccer, it makes it look worse than what it’s.
‘That’s what VAR is there for and we get on with the sport – we glance for the positives and what we are able to now do in a busy interval.’
The England captain pleaded his case to referee Paul Tierney following the questionable tackle
Tierney brandished a yellow card as Robertson remained on the turf and was clearly in ache
Coming after three postponements – Spurs’ journey to Burnley on November 28 was referred to as off due to unhealthy climate, earlier than their video games in opposition to Brighton and Leicester final week have been referred to as off due to a COVID outbreak – the draw in opposition to Liverpool prolonged Tottenham’s unbeaten run within the Premier League to 5 video games since Antonio Conte changed Nuno Espirito Santo final month.
While they’re nonetheless chasing a first win in opposition to Liverpool in 4 years, Kane felt Spurs shouldn’t be too sad with the outcome.
‘It was a nice sport to be concerned in and, I’m positive, a nice sport to observe as properly,’ he continued. [There were] loads of possibilities at each ends; we had some clear possibilities that we needed to do higher with, to be sincere.
‘Overall, it was a powerful battle in opposition to a excellent aspect. It’s a level – clearly we need to win these video games however we transfer on to the subsequent one now.’