Last-gasp Kane penalty earns Spurs draw

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino praised the "character" of the match officials after his side snatched a point in a dramatic 2-2 draw at Liverpool on Sunday, labelling the decision to award Spurs a stoppage-time penalty "amazing".

Spurs trailed for nearly 80 minutes, until substitute Victor Wanyama's thunderous leveller, yet they still might have won but for Kane's penalty miss and Pochettino was in no mood to sympathise with the hosts.

While the Brazilian is far from matching Kane on the goalscoring front - the Spurs star has won back-to-back Golden Boots and is on track for another with 21 Premier League goals this season - Klopp feels the 26-year-old is similar to the England worldwide.

And of the second he added: "It looked like a penalty from here".

It took the hosts just three minutes to grab the lead, and the goal came courtesy of a defensive blunder. Dier, in attempting to make an interception, diverted the ball into the path of Salah, putting the Egypt worldwide clean through to break the deadlock.

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Whilst there was clear contact between Van Dijk and Lamela, many people believe it certainly wasn't enough for the Spurs winger to go down - but the penalty was given.

The fast and nervy start led to plenty of open play, but few real chances.

The January transfer window saw Liverpool move out Daniel Sturridge, Marko Grujic, Lazar Markovic and Jon Flanagan - having previously sold Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona - with Van Dijk the only arrival. "For us obviously we are disappointed that we didn't get the win in the end", said Van Dijk.

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Spurs' 2-0 win over United on Wednesday was their 10th home win against the "big six" under Pochettino, but the Argentine has overseen just one win in 18 away games - a 2-1 victory at City in February 2016 - and they have lost at Arsenal, United and City this season.

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Team-mate Alli stole the headlines for all the wrong reasons with 20 minutes left on the clock, as he was booked for simulation after an terrible dive.

The visitors hardly had a sniff at goal in the opening 45 minutes, although Moussa Dembele tested Loris Karius with a venomous strike from 19 yards out five minutes before half-time. The stopper redeemed himself, however, saving the penalty.

Only that wasn't it and soon Virgil van Dijk was adjudged to have fouled Erik Lamela and the assistant referees flag made the ref point to the spot.

"To score 100 Premier League goals, it is because you have big, big balls".

When asked whether he had received an explanation from the referee, the Liverpool manager replied: "When did you ever hear [that]?" I am not allowed to go in their room until half an hour after. The first penalty, it was one of the clearest offside situations I have seen.

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"A situation like that in the last minute? Wow".