Jose Mourinho took purpose at referee Michael Oliver and his Tottenham gamers after Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Arsenal.
Martin Odegaard had cancelled out Erik Lamela’s outrageous rabona purpose, earlier than Lacazette gave the Gunners a 64th-minute lead from the penalty spot after he was clumsily fouled by Davinson Sanchez.
The Tottenham defender made contact with the Frenchman after he had sliced his shot huge, one thing Mourinho clearly took situation with in his post-match press convention.
The Portuguese coach bemoaned Oliver’s choice and slammed his personal gamers for ‘hiding’ on the Emirates as Gareth Bale and Tanguy Ndombele have been early withdrawals within the second-half.
He instructed Sky Sports activities: “No post-match interviews for referees? That’s a pity. We performed actually badly within the first half.
“The 1-1 was not a good reflection of the primary half. We have been poor, defending badly, no depth, not urgent. When it comes to creating attacking soccer, some vital gamers have been hiding.
“The primary half was actually unhealthy. Within the second half, we solely had area to enhance, which we did.
“After which it’s a query for… an unattainable query as a result of they don’t communicate, however it could be a query for Michael to reply.
“In all probability Paul Tierney, too, as a result of he was the VAR. Based on [the fourth official] Kevin Good friend, the referee was instructed he had a transparent imaginative and prescient and the VAR didn’t wish to go in opposition to him.
“However let’s return to the start, we have been poor within the first half. We recovered what we misplaced within the first half, which was the management of the sport.”
It acquired worse for Tottenham after Lacazette’s purpose when Lamela picked up a second yellow card with 14 minutes to go.
Harry Kane and Sanchez went shut late on as Mourinho tasted defeat in a north London derby for the primary time.
The Portuguese coach insisted Arsenal followers could be the one individuals who thought Sanchez’s problem on Lacazette was a penalty.
He added: “What I noticed from the bench, I had a sense, however after all, I’m 40, 50 metres away.
“So I feel referees have fairly a tough job typically. I didn’t complain as a result of he’s nearer than me, however after I watched on the iPad, it’s what it’s.
“If someone has a special opinion, it’s one of many large Arsenal followers with the season tickets, it’s the one one which I might settle for a special view from as a result of that’s the fervour talking.
“Aside from that, I wouldn’t settle for that anybody has a special view as a result of it’s too apparent.”