Jurgen Klopp confronts EPL referee over controversial decision in Tottenham draw

"I have no problems with referees - only you," Klopp was overheard saying to Tierney after the game.
Jurgen Klopp confronts EPL referee over controversial decision in Tottenham draw

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Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, confronted referee Paul Tierney after his side were held to a 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Sunday.

The Reds were buttered by Tierney's decision to overlook a possible penalty after a foul on Diogo Jota in the electric Premier League clash at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Klopp became more furious when Andy Robertson was red-carded for a reckless tackle on Emerson Royal.

The referee initially gave the Scottish skipper a yellow card for the challenge, but upon review on the pitchside monitor, the referee overturned his decision for a red card.

The decision will leave the visitors fuming as Kane escaped a red card in the first half.

"I have no problems with referees - only you," Klopp was overheard saying to Tierney after the game.

Klopp continued his anger toward Tierney after the game, telling Sky Sports: "There were obviously many other things that were influential in this game, but some of these questions are better to ask Mr Tierney.

"We can give Robbo a red card, it’s not the smartest challenge of his life. But [Kane's challenge] is definitely a red card, no doubt about it.

"So we have a VAR sitting there, and he has a look again at the Robbo situation. Fine, that’s what he’s there for. What did he do in the Kane situation?

"And the penalty situation with Diogo Jota, Mr Tierney told me he thinks Diogo stops on purpose because he wants the foul. If you want to shoot you have to stop because you cannot run and shoot at the same moment.

"It is always helpful if you have played football yourself in the past. When you see the situation back, where is he stopping? I don’t understand that."

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