Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur: Jurgen Klopp fumes as penalty decisions cost Liverpool dear
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp was fuming on the determination to award Tottenham Hotspur a last-gasp penalty within the 2-2 Premier League draw at Anfield on Sunday and the linesman bore the brunt of his ire. (English Premier League Home | Fixtures | Standings/Table)
The hosts on the right track to go 5 factors away from Tottenham in fifth place after Mohamed Salah had put them 2-1 forward in stoppage time earlier than Spurs had been awarded a penalty.
Referee Jon Moss pointed to the spot after consulting his linesman, who had seen a foul by Virgil van Dijk on Erik Lamela, and Harry Kane transformed to attain his 100th Premier League objective and snatch a degree for his facet.
The spot-kick was Tottenham’s second of the match after Kane was adjudged to have been fouled within the 83rd minute. Replays confirmed the striker to be in an offside place when he obtained the ball, however the linesman’s flag stayed down, ruling that the go into Kane had come off Dejan Lovren.
“The softest touch in the whole game decides the game,” Klopp stated. “It will not be a penalty.
“Lamela bumped into Van Dijk, he sees him on the final second, Lamela is already on the way in which down. Referee says carry on going, the linesman comes to a decision, that’s how it’s.
“It was clearly not his (the linesman’s) day. The first penalty was one of many clearest offside decisions I noticed. I don’t know if there’s a new rule. When the ball left the foot of the Tottenham participant, Harry Kane is offside. It is sweet defending to play him offside.
Klopp stated Lovren had not performed a go however merely touched the ball.
“If I’d say what I feel, I’d pay the most important wonderful in world soccer. I’ve no drawback with making errors, however it’s offside,” the German added.