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Liverpool boss rages after Spurs draw

LIVERPOOL BOSS Jurgen Klopp was still raging, well after his team shared the spoils with Tottenham on February 4. Jurgen Klopp said in the press conference" Absolutely no, it wasn’t a penalty. The softest of touches decided the result. If I say what I think about the decision I would pay the biggest fine in football."

Tottenham scored deep into injury time after a controversial Harry Kane penalty to silence the Liverpool ground. It was Kane‘s scored 100th Premier League goal as a pulsating match came to a dramatic end.

The penalty looked like a harsh decision when Liverpool defender Virgil van Dyke made minimum contact with Spurs attacking midfielder Erik Lamela, for which referee Jon Moss waved no penalty. However, the assistant referee stopped play and subsequently awarded the London club a spot kick.

Liverpool looked like they had taken all three points in the first minute of injury time, after a sublime individual goal by Egyptian Mohamed Salah. From deep inside Tottenham's area he showed tremendous skill to get past three defenders, then delivered a perfect lob over Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris to make it 2-1.

Moments later Kane had missed a penalty after Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Kauris brought him downinside the box. However Kane’s poor penalty was easily saved by the ‘keeper.

Salah got Liverpool off to a flying start in the first half, when in the third minute, Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier made a hash of a back pass, which landed directly into the former Chelsea player. Red hot Salah notched past the Spurs custodian to score his 21st Premier League goal of the season, to make it 1-0.

Tottenham, despite a lot of possession, didn’t break down the home defence until the 80th minute when Kenyan Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama scored a thunderous shot from 30 yards into the top right-hand corner.

The game ended 2-2, which was a fair result as Tottenham dominated vast amounts of play, but ironically Liverpool’s defence looked more solid than it had done in previous games. Liverpool remain unbeaten in their last 15 top flight fixtures at home and have lost only three PL matches this season.

Meanwhile Spurs have won only six of 74 visits to Anfield, the last being in 2011 under Harry Rednapp.

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