Fans spot fourth official’s ‘disappointed’ reaction to Harry Kane winner against Man City
‘Look at the reaction of Pep’s assistant, oh wait, that’s the fourth official!’: Fans spot Craig Pawson’s reaction to Harry Kane’s winner at Manchester City, as they claim he looked ‘disappointed’ while Antonio Conte celebrated
- Harry Kane scored a dramatic late winner for Tottenham against Man City
- Fans noticed Craig Pawson’s reaction to Kane’s stoppage time header
- Twitter users have suggested Pawson looked ‘disappointed’ by the goal
Fans have spotted fourth official Craig Pawson’s unusual reaction after Harry Kane’s late winner for Tottenham against Manchester City.
Antonio Conte’s side dealt the league leaders a blow in the title race in an enthralling game at the Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City thought they had salvaged a point after Riyad Mahrez’s 92nd minute penalty, only for Kane to head in a winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time.
Harry Kane scored a dramatic late winner for Tottenham against Manchester City on Saturday
Fans spotted Craig Pawson’s (centre) reaction to goal suggesting he looked ‘disappointed’
Cameras quickly panned to the touchline to show the contrasting reactions of Conte and opposite number Pep Guardiola.
Conte rushed to celebrate with his backroom staff while Guardiola slouched over before turning to his own dugout dejectedly.
But it was the reaction of Pawson, standing between the managers, that picked up the attention on social media.
The fourth official is seen turning away in a manner which some have suggested show ‘disappointment’ to Tottenham’s late winner.
One fan mocked his reaction by posting a picture of a disgruntled fan in the stands with their hands on their hips.
Shaun Richards commented: ‘Why is the 4th official so disappointed? Was the 2 extra minutes not enough?’
Manchester City’s defeat has opened up the door to Liverpool in the race for the title
One Tottenham fan commented: ‘Pawson looks more disappointed than Pep!! What’s that all about?’
Another Tottenham fan joked: ‘Look at the reaction of Pep’s assistant…oh wait, that’s the fourth official!’
The result was significant for the title fight as it means City have just a six point advantage over Liverpool who beat Norwich 3-1.
Jurgen Klopp’s side also have a game in hand and are due to play the leaders at the Etihad.
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