Arter reacted furiously on the pitch, and no discipline was given to Sissoko (though we suspect that will change).
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But Arter, who it must be said has often seems a class act, said Sissoko’s apologized and played down Saturday’s incident.
“He said afterwards he caught me by accident,” Arter said on TV. “He is not that sort of player.”
Still, expect a charge for the Spurs’ midfielder. However you judge the incident, we’ve seen fines and suspensions for much less.
Rebecca Lowe, Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe discuss Moussa Sissoko elbowing Harry Arter in the face. Both Martino and Mustoe feel Sissoko should have been given a red card and could face a suspension as well.