Tottenham boss Antonio Conte questions customary of Premier League refereeing after North London derby defeat
Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte has criticised the usual of Premier League refereeing and urged officers to satisfy on a extra common foundation to enhance their performances.
Spurs have been crushed 3-1 at Arsenal on Saturday as Thomas Partey opened the scoring earlier than Harry Kane equalised from the penalty spot, just for Gabriel Jesus and Granit Xhaka to finish a commanding win for the house aspect at Emirates Stadium.
Emerson Royal was despatched off when Tottenham have been 2-1 down for a late problem on Gabriel Martinelli, a choice Conte claimed “killed the sport” earlier than condemning the officiating all through the league.
“Generally you might be fortunate, typically you might be unfortunate,” Conte stated. “The purple card killed the sport, that is reality, however not as a result of we remained with 10 males however as a result of [our] crew [which was] actually, actually offensive and in addition within the 4 or 5 minutes to make the substitutions, we have been so offensive that it was actually troublesome to defend and we conceded the third purpose.
“I do not know what occurred later however in England, I’ve to be trustworthy, it is vitally troublesome as a result of they do not have the identical line, you perceive? Generally you see conditions that may very well be a purple card, as a substitute yellow card or no yellow card.
“Generally you see conditions which might be yellow card however as a substitute [there is] a purple card. They need to work rather a lot about this. In Italy for instance, our referees they go on Thursday to remain collectively [for] three days to work collectively, to take a look at video to attempt to enhance.
“I do not know if this occurs in England however it will be a good suggestion as a result of the [playing] stage is so excessive, we have to have the extent of the referee, of the VAR, on the similar stage, you perceive, as a result of the Premier League is a extremely excessive, excessive stage. For that reason, each a part of this example, in my view, needs to be high.”