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Antonio Conte offers verdict on Emerson Royal’s north London derby pink card

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Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte has mentioned that Emerson Royal must ‘exploit this case’ and be taught from his errors after he was despatched off in Saturday’s 3-1 loss at Arsenal.

Spurs went behind within the derby to a Thomas Partey strike earlier than a Harry Kane penalty noticed them go into half-time on degree phrases.

Nevertheless, Gabriel Jesus put the hosts again in entrance on the opposite facet of the break, and Tottenham’s day was made all of the harder when Emerson was proven a pink card for a problem on Gabriel Martinelli’s Achilles. Granit Xhaka scored the ultimate objective of the day quickly after.

Talking post-match, Conte first prompt that he didn’t completely agree with referee Anthony Taylor’s choice to ship Emerson off, however that the Brazilian should now utilise this expertise to come back again stronger.

“The pink card killed the sport. In my view if I’ve to complain, we had possibilities within the first half and area to take advantage of and for that reason the sport was in steadiness for the second half,” he started.

“I do not prefer to criticise the referee’s choice. I do not wish to remark. There are photographs and I feel all people can assume what’s the finest choice however I do not wish to remark itself. If I’ve to match perhaps there was a yellow card within the first half.

“For certain the participant is annoyed. He is aware of what occurs and the issue we have been after the pink card. It could possibly occur. Emerson can be a younger participant. He has to attempt to exploit this case to be higher and within the subsequent state of affairs to keep away from the deal with. The participant was actually shocked in regards to the choice, as have been all of the gamers.”

Tottenham at the moment are 4 factors behind Arsenal within the Premier League desk after struggling their first lack of the home season.

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