Jol fumes at Fredi
By Paul Higham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Martin Jol says that Fredi Kanoute's handball cost Tottenham the game against Liverpool.Martin Jol says that Fredi Kanoute's handball cost Tottenham the game against Liverpool.
Spurs were leading 1-0 in the second half of extra time when Kanoute stuck his arm up to handle the ball inside the box and give The Reds a penalty.
Florent Sinama-Pongolle duly dispatched the spot kick to send the game to penalties, where Kanoute compounded his misery by having his effort saved by Jerzy Dudek.
Jol was fuming at Mali marksman Kanoute, and could not understand why he handled the ball in such a manner.
"I cannot understand why Fredi did it," said Jol.
"It was very unfortunate and maybe unforgivable, but at every club you have someone like that.
"It is always the same when somebody does something like that, you think 'why has he done that?'
"It's a crazy thing to do and nobody can understand it.
"I hope he does not do it again. He made the decision to handle the ball and I saw him do it.
"I was hoping the referee had not seen it. It cost us."
Sinama-Pongolle held his nerve to score the decisive penalty past Paul Robinson to send Rafa Benitez's side through to the semi-finals where they will face Watford over two legs.
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