Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has no doubts about the controversial penalty decisions given against Liverpool in Sunday’s 2-2 draw at Anfield.
Crediting the match as “amazing” — and it was thrilling — Pochettino downplayed any issues with the calls and said his side were far superior to the Reds.
That’s saying something for a game in which the Spurs lone goal in the run of play was a wonder shot and the Londoners never led (Spurs did have most of the ball and a 13-9 advantage in shot attempts). From the BBC:
“It was an amazing game to watch. I was calm, because I think the team plays so well. The feeling is we dropped two points. We were much, much, much better than Liverpool.
“Both were a penalty and nothing to say, it is not controversial – it is nothing. Sometimes people complain about the referee, but when they are right it is good to tell everyone.”
That all makes Pochettino’s certainty a bit more amusing, even if no one’s expecting he claim his side was fortunate in the win. I mean…