Andy Robertson has taken duty for his purple card in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur, however stated it was greatest if he didn’t communicate concerning the different incidents that went in opposition to Liverpool.
Robertson was closely concerned in the 2-2 draw between Tottenham and Liverpool on Sunday. He assisted his aspect’s first purpose with a cross for Diogo Jota and scored their second with a low header.
Nonetheless, lower than 10 minutes after his purpose, Robertson acquired a purple card for a poor problem on Tottenham full-back Emerson Royal.
Robertson swung on the Brazilian and took him relatively than the ball. The referee initially booked him, however checked with VAR and upgraded to a purple card.
There was no change to the scoreline after, although, with Spurs already having equalised by the point their guests went all the way down to 10 males.
The dialog after the sport has been dominated by the officiating. Robertson’s dismissal has not break up opinion an excessive amount of, however the truth that Harry Kane was not despatched off for a studs-up problem on the Scotland captain within the first half has raised questions.
Robertson has now damaged his silence on what occurred, hinting at his membership’s dissatisfaction with the Kane incident however taking the blame for his personal purple card.
The left-back posted on Instagram: “I used to be introduced as much as take duty while you’ve completed one thing unsuitable and I’ve to confess my problem was poor and misjudged. My mistake giving them the possibility to make the choice. Gutted!
“Most likely greatest I don’t communicate concerning the different issues within the match, apart from to say how proud I’m of the remainder of the crew. Me apart, the boys have been totally different class in unbelievably troublesome circumstances.
“Assist unreal as nicely in troublesome instances! Want we might have rewarded it with a win!”
Klopp had no complaints over Robertson purple
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp aired his dissatisfaction with referee Paul Tierney in his post-match interviews.
He was adamant that Kane ought to have been despatched off for his foul on Robertson. However as for his personal participant’s dismissal, he accepted it was the best name.
Requested if Kane ought to have been despatched off, Klopp replied: “Sure positively.
“You may give Robbo a purple card. It isn’t the neatest problem however that’s positively a purple card. Little doubt about it.
“His leg was within the air, it was pure coincidence. Harry can’t choose it. If Robbo’s leg is on the bottom it’s a damaged leg.
“We’ve a VAR sitting there and he thinks take a look once more at Robertson once more. Tremendous that’s what he’s there for. However what did he do in that scenario?”