The Reds narrowly beat Spurs 4-3 in a tremendous sport at Anfield as the house facet went 3-0 up in quarter-hour however have been pegged again in stoppage time, just for Diogo Jota to attain a final minute winner.
Interim Tottenham supervisor Mason was fuming after the match as Jota had caught Oliver Skipp with a very excessive boot within the face earlier within the sport and there was an excellent argument for it to be a pink card for the Liverpool ahead.
‘Most likely one of many clearest pink playing cards I’ve seen on Oliver Skipp. I’ve to watch out what I say however finally that’s an inconceivable one to overlook,’ Mason instructed Sky Sports activities.
Klopp was unsympathetic, telling Mason to concern himself extra with how his workforce performs than refereeing selections.
‘Ryan has to fret about different stuff,’ stated Klopp. ‘They’re such a very good soccer workforce, Tottenham, they need to play higher soccer. They’ll’t simply counter-attack, they need to play higher soccer with that workforce.
‘Diogo Jota has the foot excessive however he’s not going for the pinnacle. I heard Oliver Skipp might’ve had a pink card. Did he talk about that as properly? Wanting Diogo Jota off the pitch, fear about different stuff.’
Spurs return to Premier League motion on Saturday as they welcome Crystal Palace to north London and Mason nonetheless has final weekend on his thoughts.
He says he’s attempting to not lengthen a feud with the German, however says he would by no means converse how Klopp spoke final week when speaking about Spurs.
‘To start with I respect and admire Jurgen Klopp. I additionally respect Liverpool Soccer Membership,’ stated Mason. ‘However truthfully in my present state of affairs now and no matter what occurs in my teaching profession, I don’t imagine I’ll ever be ready the place I can sit right here and criticise one other soccer membership in the way in which they’re doing issues.
‘Look, I cannot create a disagreement. That’s my opinion on it. I don’t suppose it should change in 20 years time.
‘I don’t suppose I’ll ever be in that place or earn the correct to criticise one other soccer membership for a way they need to try to win the sport and the way they really feel is the perfect probability for them to win the sport in that second in time.’
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