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By Ref Reviewer 04
For the game between Tottenham and Liverpool we had ref M. Jones at the whistle. His final score can be found here.
|7||GOAL||Tottenham||C||Modric scores – correct goal||1||3|
|9||OTHER||Adebayor||Enrique||C||First foul was from Adebayor||1||1|
|12||YELLOW||Adam||NC||A bit harsh I think not a real kick more a bit of a tangle between the two players in midfield with not really a possible promising attack||0||1|
|18||GOAL/OFFSIDE||Suarez||C||Suarez was in an offside position just before he scored. Correct that the goal was disallowed||1||3|
|20||OTHER||Adebayor||Skrtel||C||High foot – his third foul in 20 minutes||1||1|
|22||OTHER||King||Suarez||C||Push in the back||1||1|
|24||YELLOW||Adebayor||C||Fourth foul in 25 minutes||1||2|
|28||OTHER||Adam||Parker||C||Studs on Parker his leg. To Adam his defence he didn’t see him coming because he was watching the ball.||1||1|
|28||YELLOW/RED||Adam||C||A yellow card was correct. This was his second and so he got the red card. The first was a bit harsh I thought||1||2|
|31||OTHER||Lucas||Bale||NC||Two fouls in a row nothing given||0||0|
|32||OTHER||Caroll||Defoe||C||Defoe throws himself to the ground. Ref and linesman don’t fall for it||1||1|
|35||OTHER||Skrtel||Bale||C||Held him off with his arm||1||1|
|35||YELLOW||Skrtel||C||Bringing a player down after a long spring is mostly punished with a yellow card||1||2|
|39||OTHER||Coates||Adebayor||C||Tackle on the ankle from behind||1||1|
|39||YELLOW||Coates||C||No discussion about this yellow card||1||2|
|42||OTHER||Suarez||Parker||NC||Suarez seemed to throw an arm at Parker but ref gave nothing or didn’t see it.||0||0|
|47||OTHER||King||?||C||Bending in to his man||1||1|
|48||OTHER||Essou Ekoto||Suarez||NC||Seemed a push in the back but not given||0||0|
|48||YELLOW||Suarez||C||Suarez showed his temper and I think he made signals with his arms towards the assistant. Not allowed such behaviour||1||2|
|50||PENALTY||Essou Ekoto||Caroll||NC||The defender was holding the striker by the arm so he couldn’t jump for the cross.||0||0|
|52||OTHER||Kaboul||Suarez||C||Push in the back||1||1|
|53||OTHER||Caroll||Bale||NC||Clear tackle from behind getting man and ball. Always a foul ref||0||0|
|54||OTHER||Enrique||Walker||C||Held him by the arm||1||1|
|58||OTHER||Defoe||Skrtel||NC||Swings an arm in the face of the defender. Nothing given||0||0|
|58||RED||Defoe||NC||For a not so big man his arm was very high in the face of Skrtel. He escapes a red card||0||0|
|59||OTHER||Kaboul||Suarez||NC||Suarez is looking for the foul and goes down with no contact made||0||0|
|63||OTHER||Skrtel||Bale||C||Kick from behind||1||1|
|63||YELLOW/RED||Skrtel||C||No option for the ref to give the second yellow and a red||1||3|
|66||GOAL||Defoe||C||Defoe was level so onside||1||3|
|67||GOAL||Adebayor||C||Adebayor was onside – correct goal||1||3|
|75||OTHER||Bale||Reina||C||Jumping in to the keeper||1||1|
|76||OTHER||Kaboul||Caroll||NC||Jumps in the back, ref signals advantage but Liverpool lose the ball. Should come back to the foul||0||0|
|93||GOAL||Adebayor||C||On side – correct goal||1||3|
|2nd half score|
|Correct calls||For Tottenham||21||55,26%|
|Total correct calls||38|
|Wrong calls||Against Tottenham||4||36,36%|
A bit of a mixed game from the ref. Adam got a yellow for his first foul which wasn’t that bad a foul. A foul you can see some 10 times in a game. His second was a well deserved yellow card but because of the first he had to go. I can understand some frustration from Liverpool.
A not given penalty on Caroll when Essou Ekoto was holding Caroll by the arm so he couldn’t jump was only adding to the frustration. As did the unpunished fore arm in the face of Skrtel from Defoe.
What Skrtel was thinking when he kicked in to Bale for his second yellow card is beyond me. Or was it the frustration for the unpunished arm that was smacked in his face that was still upon him? After that the game was over and done with 9 men on the pitch. But it took Liverpool being down to 9 men before they really broke down.
So a few important decisions going against Liverpool in this game but still an acceptable score for the ref at the end of the game.