‘I actually have no thought what his downside is with me’: Jurgen Klopp FUMES at referee Paul Tierney for lacking ‘particular’ pink card for Harry Kane’s ‘leg-breaker’ on Andy Robertson – and turning down a penalty for Diogo Jota
- Liverpool performed out an enthralling 2-2 draw with Tottenham on Sunday night
- Andy Robertson was sent off for the guests after kicking out at Emerson Royal
- But Harry Kane might additionally have been proven a pink card for a slipshod problem
- And Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has insisted Spurs striker Kane ought to have walked
Jurgen Klopp took intention at referee Paul Tierney after Liverpool’s pulsating 2-2 draw with Tottenham, claiming Harry Kane might have damaged Andy Robertson’s leg and soccer wants ‘goal’ officers.
Robertson was sent off late on for a hack on Emerson Royal however Kane was given solely yellow for a reckless problem on the Liverpool defender through the first half.
Kane had earlier put Spurs in entrance along with his first residence Premier League aim of the season earlier than Liverpool turned the sport round because of headers from Diogo Jota and Robertson.
Jurgen Klopp insisted Harry Kane ought to have been sent off in Liverpool’s draw at Tottenham
Kane slammed into Andy Robertson however prevented punishment, a lot to Klopp’s annoyance
Son-Heung min earned Tottenham some extent with 16 minutes left following a mistake by Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson.
But Klopp insisted the ‘sport might have been utterly completely different with two key choices in the primary half.’
At the ultimate whistle, he made a beeline for Tierney, showing to inform the official: ‘I have no issues with any referees. Only you.’
Klopp stated the problem was ‘undoubtedly’ worthy of a pink card, and needed VAR to intervene
He later added: ‘I actually have no thought what his downside is with me. Honestly, I have no thought. I have no downside… you simply want an goal ref who sees the conditions and judges them and never opinions.’
Klopp was livid that Kane escaped a sending off after lunging in on Robertson, claiming: ‘That’s undoubtedly a pink card… if Andy’s foot continues to be on the bottom his leg is damaged.’
Sportsmail columnist Jamie Redknapp agreed, arguing: ‘It’s a pink card. He’s reckless and uncontrolled. The crowd had been up, fever pitch. When you go in for a problem, I’ve seen plenty of gamers sent off for lower than that. Having a popularity, being England captain – these little issues do allow you to.’
But the Spurs striker insisted: ‘I believed it was a robust sort out however I received the ball… even Andy (Robertson) stated ‘You simply caught my foot – I do not assume it was a foul.’ Sometimes, once you sluggish stuff down in soccer, it makes it look worse than what it’s. That’s what VAR is there for.’
Diogo Jota went to floor contained in the penalty space, however no penalty was given in the primary half
The Liverpool boss, who was booked for dissent by Tierney, was additionally fuming after Jota was denied a first-half penalty following a slipshod barge by Emerson.
‘Mr Tierney informed me he thought that Jota stopped on goal, he needed to get hit. If you watch it again that could be a very unique view,’ Klopp stated. ‘It was a transparent pen however he thought it was not clear. Wow.’
Klopp did at least have few complaints after VAR Chris Kavanagh requested Tierney to look once more at Robertson’s problem on Emerson.
‘Yes you can provide a pink card there. It’s not the neatest and he is aware of that,’ Klopp conceded.
‘He’s an excellent boy however he misplaced it a bit. So you can give. But that was proof that VAR was there immediately – as a result of earlier than that we thought he won’t be in his workplace.’
Klopp shared his disbelief over the second and stated he isn’t in a position to ‘perceive’ the choice
Still, although, the Liverpool supervisor lamented: ‘That’s clearly two improper choices by (Tierney), and one proper – all three in opposition to us.’
Spurs had been left feeling onerous accomplished by, too, on an evening of excessive drama after Mohamed Salah appeared to deal with the ball in the build-up to Robertson’s aim.
Boss Antonio Conte refused to be drawn into criticism of the officers, insisting he hadn’t seen again the tackles by Robertson and Kane or a doable penalty for a problem on Dele Alli. ‘I believe that it is not proper to touch upon the ref’s determination after the sport,’ he stated. ‘It’s not good for anybody.’
But Conte did declare: ‘I can inform (you) that my employees stated to me it was unimaginable to provide the second aim as a result of there’s a clear handball from Salah.’
At full-time, a livid Klopp confronted referee Paul Tierney over the variety of divisive calls
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