MARK CLATTENBURG: Harry Kane’s studs-up foul was WORSE than the one Andy Robertson was sent-off for

MARK CLATTENBURG: Harry Kane’s sort out on Andy Robertson was WORSE than the one the Liverpool star was despatched off for – the place is the consistency? My tackle the FIVE key selections in draw at Tottenham

If Harry Kane’s lunge on Andy Robertson isn’t a pink card then I’m unsure what’s. The sort out is excessive, it’s above the ankle, studs are exhibiting and it’s late. It didn’t have a great look to it from any angle. 

Andy Robertson sees the problem coming from Harry Kane. He is aware of if he leaves his leg planted then there’s a great probability he’ll be getting stretchered out of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and spending Christmas in a moon boot. 


By leaping out of the manner, Robertson avoids severe harm. Kane will get away together with his lunge as referee Paul Tierney reveals solely a yellow, with VAR Chris Kavanagh deciding it was not a transparent and apparent error. I’d have proven Kane pink. 

Harry Kane's made a studs-up challenge on Andy Robertson in Spurs' clash with Liverpool

Harry Kane’s made a studs-up problem on Andy Robertson in Spurs’ conflict with Liverpool  

The England captain slid in, with his foot high, and Robertson jumped, avoiding a nasty injury


The England captain slid in, together with his foot excessive, and Robertson jumped, avoiding a nasty damage 

Just since you’re England captain doesn’t imply you may have any particular leeway to commit unhealthy challenges. I by no means handled vital English internationals any totally different. 

No referee ought to take that into consideration.

Diogo Jota’s penalty shout 


This ought to have resulted in a penalty for Liverpool. Emerson Royal barges into the again of Diogo Jota and will get nothing of the ball. 

The protecting defender meant Tottenham wouldn’t have been lowered to 10 males however Liverpool ought to have had a penalty.

Diogo Jota went down inside the box under a challenge from Emerson Royal on Sunday

Diogo Jota went down inside the field underneath a problem from Emerson Royal on Sunday 

Jota was in disbelief when the referee played on but the drama wasn't done in north London

Jota was in disbelief when the referee performed on however the drama wasn’t completed in north London 

Dele Alli’s penalty shout  

Soft. Dele Alli went down wanting a penalty after sensing Trent Alexander-Arnold behind him. Watching it again, it seems extra like a dive. 

Alli’s legs are giving manner earlier than there’s any substantial contact on him. Tierney had an awesome view of this incident from behind and was proper to wave play on.

Andy Robertson’s objective 

Did Mohamed Salah deal with the ball? Yes, clearly, however that doesn’t matter. 

The guidelines modified as of this season to say that even when an unintentional handball instantly precedes one other participant scoring, the objective will stand. 

It would solely have been disallowed had it been Salah scoring himself. Last season this header by Robertson wouldn’t have stood due to what occurred in the build-up. But the newest legal guidelines imply this needed to stand.

Robertson's goal was legitimate despite Salah's handball before it, after the rules changed

Robertson’s objective was authentic regardless of Salah’s handball earlier than it, after the guidelines modified

Andy Robertson’s pink card  

It was a fierce recreation at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, stuffed with hot-blooded tackles, and this was a very indignant problem by Robertson on Royal. 

It was worthy of a pink, however then Kane’s indiscretion earlier in the recreation was worse. Where’s the consistency? 

How can VAR inform Tierney to go have a look at this incident however not the one involving Kane?

Robertson was sent off just seven minutes later when he chopped down Spurs man Emerson

Robertson was despatched off simply seven minutes later when he chopped down Spurs man Emerson


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